Album Of The Week: Mystic Truth By Bad Suns

THE WHO: Bad Suns THE WHAT: Mystic Truth (Epitaph Records) THE WHY: Youth and young man/womanhood can be perilously tricky things but for two full-length albums (Language & Perspective and Disappear Here) Bad Suns have always managed to make the common angst of those conditions sound and feel as balmy as a top-down cruise up the Pacific Coast Highway. It’s […]

Riverdale – Chapter Fifty: American Dreams

Riverdale – Chapter Fifty: American Dreams | Season 3, Episode 15 | Rating: 8/11 | Moving on Up As it turns out, the damage caused by Betty and the candle was not so severe as to burn the house down; it just caused a little damage. Perhaps what’s a little more damaging is finding out that the anonymous buyer is actually […]

Riverdale – Chapter Forty-Nine: Fire Walk With Me

Riverdale – Chapter Forty-Nine: Fire Walk With Me | Season 3, Episode 14 | Rating 7.5/11 | Before I get into the recap, I want to take a moment to acknowledge the loss of Luke Perry. I wasn’t sure if he was going to be in this episode and seeing him come in and play the father towards the end […]

Riverdale – Chapter Forty-Eight: Requiem for a Welterweight

Riverdale – Chapter Forty-Eight: Requiem for a Welterweight | Season 3, Episode 13 | Rating: 7.5/11 | Down the Rabbit Hole The day has finally come for Alice Cooper. No, she’s not getting married: she’s getting baptized into the Farm. We all know of Betty’s not so silent fight regarding everything to do with the Farm and it’s clear she’s losing […]

Album Of The Week: “Heart-Shaped Hell” By 8mm

WHO: 8mm WHAT: Heart-Shaped Hell WHY: What your icy hot, undercover black heart sounds like. It’s never not been appropriate (dig the double negative) for musical and real-life duo Sean and Juliette Beavan to operate under the name of 8mm: the cinematic and noir-ish nature of their sonic rock doings has been their collective signature and why their music keeps […]

Riverdale – Chapter Forty-Seven: Bizarrodale

Riverdale – Chapter Forty-Seven: Bizarrodale | Season 3, Episode 12 | Rating: 7/11 | This week we take a step up from last week’s episode of Riverdale with an impending marriage, the rise of another Gargoyle King, and a lesson in acceptance. Let’s get cracking. Midnight Club Redux Tom Keller and Sierra McCoy are finally tying the knot. With their […]

Album Of The Week: Peach Club By Emarosa

WHO: Emarosa WHAT: Peach Club (Hopeless Records) WHY: Ladies and gentlemen, we have a situation: Emarosa is dead. Here’s the thing: if you are an Emarosa fan, listened to 131 (their last album) and didn’t see this coming even a little bit, the general concensus is that you were not paying attention. I mean, come on: “Helpless,” anyone? The only […]