Sep 02, 2015 By Will Knauer Web Exclusive

My Inner Geek is our recurring guest blog series where the artist writes about something geeky, such as their favorite sci-fi/fantasy TV show, film, book, or comic book; or favorite technology or other geeky thing. For this installment, Will Knauer, guitarist of Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, writes about Star Trek: The Next Generation, which ran from 1987 to 1994 and was the well-received follow-up to the original Star Trek series in the 1960s. Star Trek: The Next Generation also spawned four feature films. More

Aug 17, 2015 By Aimee Nash Web Exclusive

The Black Ryder's Aimee Nash fills us in on the first leg of the band's tour with The Jesus & Mary Chain. More

Aug 10, 2015 By Frank Valish Web Exclusive

The live album, Ocean Club ’77, is the perfect mix of all things Chilton, performed at a time when he was distinctly between musical worlds.


Aug 04, 2015 By Frank Valish Web Exclusive

In our new column highlighting the 7" record, we tackle Japanese four-piece POWER OF SATAN.


Jul 16, 2015 By Mark Oliver Everett Web Exclusive

A song is a chance overlapping of countless variables in an artist's life. Anatomy of a Song is a place where those variables can be dissected and examined. In this edition, Mark Oliver Everett, aka E of EELS, discusses the track "Last Stop: This Town." The song first appeared on EELS' 1998 released second album Electro-Shock Blues, but it's also featured on the band's new live album and film, EELS-Royal Albert Hall, which is out now via E Works and [PIAS]. Read on as Everett writes about how "Last Stop: This Town" was inspired by the passing of his sister.  More

Jul 14, 2015 By Cody Ray Shafer

The Galway Film Fleadh is now behind us, and it is time to look back and recognize the unique talent that filmmakers brought to this rich and exciting festival. More

Jul 11, 2015 By Cody Ray Shafer

Though the Fleadh is well known for attracting a wide array of international features and filmmakers, it is also a celebration of Irish filmmakers, culture, and history. This was especially apparent today, as the films featured explored Ireland’s rich history, and offered optimistic perspectives about the future. More

Jul 10, 2015 By Cody Ray Shafer

The 27th annual Galway Film Fleadh is well underway, and that means the festival has settled from the initial anticipation, and a smooth order has taken over. More

Jul 09, 2015 By Cody Ray Shafer

It is 3 a.m. and I am finally getting home, courtesy of a Portuguese film producer who offered to pay for my cab. When I log into Facebook, I find my likeness has made it into a comic strip describing a scene from earlier that day. That is the essence of Galway, a city that draws creativity for creativity’s sake. The Fleadh prides itself on hosting an atmosphere where filmmakers and artists make connections. More