Horacio Camandulle stars in Adrian Biniez's feature debut, Gigante.Gigante is a Mexican supermarket chain Gustavo Arellano has frequently battered around on this very site. Gigante is also the title of a Uruguan film about a chunky supermarket security guard who develops a non-th ... More >>
17 Hippies mashes up the torrent of sounds that flooded West Germany after the fall of the Berlin Wall.If Gogol Bordello is the Rolling Stones of gypsy punk, 17 Hippies must be their more literate Beatles counterpart. Berlin's "orchester spezial" plays a dizzying, high-energy mixture of French so ... More >>
Usually "VIP packages" are shameless ripoffs, but here's one that's seriously enticing: for Peter Murphy's June 8 show at the House of Blues Anaheim, $100 will get you not only a seat in the loge section (alright), a "limited edition poster" (yawn) and early entry into the venue (eh), but also a mee ... More >>
This is a neat event: Long Beach's Free Moral Agents, led by the inimitable Ikey Owens, have a unique performance tonight at Cinefamily in LA: They're performing a "live score" of the 1927 silent film Berlin: Symphony Of A Great City. $14, starts at 8 p.m. The event is part of a series; more in ... More >>
Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dr ... More >>
Get some head (microphones) and become the envy of your audiophile amigos. Neumann in Berlin (of course) designed this noggin-y novelty.
The KU 100 dummy head is a replica of the human head with a microphone built into each ear.
When the recorded audio signal is reproduced through high-quality h ... More >>
With the first anniversary of the nightmarish devastation of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and New Orleans by Hurricance Katerina (with the assistance of the Bush administration) looming, and the major news media already gearing up for their fifth anniversary of 9/11 extravaganzas, the UK newspaper The ... More >>
There are people on the Right who still believe George W. Bush is the greatest thing since sliced Reagan. (People on the Left do, too, but in a totally different way.) So leave it to those qwaaaazy Minutemen Projectors to compare the Dubs to Reagan's archest enemy-turned-steam-room buddy: Mikhail Go ... More >>