Poser Film Review

Finding a sense of belonging is built into the core of human existence. In Poser, the debut feature from filmmakers Noah Dixon and Ori Segev, we delve deep into the underground art and music scene of Columbus, Ohio to explore the story of a twenty-something woman who desperately wants to fit in and discovers just

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This is GWAR Review

How many of you have been to a GWAR show? If you haven’t, I bet you know someone who has and I can guarantee you that person has some stories they would love to tell you about. Even if you don’t listen to heavy metal, or rock and roll, you’ve probably even heard of GWAR

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Hanatarash Bulldozer by Gin Satoh

Hanatarash, or Hanatarashi, are a two-piece noise band from Osaka, Japan. Composed of vocalist, visual artist Yamantaka Eye and guitarist Mitsuru Tabata, the band focused on the obscure music genres of Japanoise, industrial and advant-punk. Hanatarash were well known in the live music scene for their ridiculous and, quite frankly, dangerous live performances that have

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Suicide Circle Music

A young daughter, around four years old, watches a pop idol group cheerfully perform on tv with her father. Meanwhile in the kitchen, we see her mother dutifully preparing dinner, chopping up vegetables. The upbeat song audio continues as the daughter goes to check on dinner and ask her mother a question. The mom continues

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Mandrake Japan

Why wallow in filth and degradation when there’s so much beauty in Japan? Why spend time in a porn store in Kyoto instead of The Museum of Ikebana, studying the art of flower arrangement? Because it’s fun, that’s why. It’s great to gawk at outrageous dirty things, plus it’s interesting at the same time to

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Meitei = 冥丁 –  Kwaidan = 怪談  Daisuke Fujita or Meitei, is a well-known music producer in Japan who has been known to craft complex soundscapes to create musical experiences for his listeners. Today we are focusing on the album  Kwaidan (released in 2018) itself having the same name as the iconic literary work, turned

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