Shugo Tokumaru's newest, "Lita - Ruta," is a concoction of layered percussion and rapturous momentum. The song's colorful tilt-a-whirl includes a dizzying amount of instrument sounds that I'm not even sure my mind knows how to register. Is that a broken music box at the beginning? "Lita - Ruta" is from his forthcoming LP TOSS,…
Sounds like: The Rapture, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah! Song: Bloody Beach - You'll Be Fine, Sister What's so good? I was into this sound within seconds of first hearing it. It's like a perfect combination of oldschool indie vibes, including...Show More Summary
Psych-rock vets The Crazy World of Arthur Brown kicked off their first tour in 47 years Wednesday (2/15) night in Los Angeles, playing to a rapturous crowd at the downtown Regent Theater... Continue reading…
The Bioshock movie died a slow, and upsetting death, and it's something most fans still remember to this very day. But why exactly did Rapture fail to get off the cinematic ground? Gore Verbinski knows, and he has shared that knowledge inside.
The Jagwar Ma Has Done An "Even Stranger Version" Of The English Band's "Strange Or Be Forgotten."
There’s never a bad time to head back to Rapture, especially when you can get all three BioShock games on your PC for $20, complete with every piece of (mostly excellent) DLC. Read more...
After the premiere of 'An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power', Al Gore joined David Suzuki, Amy Goodman, and more to talk about the intersection of filmmaking, storytelling, and activism “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” Earns...Show More Summary
Bioshock was once on track to become quite possibly one of the best video game adaptations ever. And there's a good reason why it should be revived as soon as possible. Return to Rapture with us, won't you?
VALIANT has announced their next summer event.
If your problem with the Valiant Universe has been that it just hasn't been heavy metal enough, then folks, I have some good news, and it comes in the form of Ninjak jump-kicking a skeleton's head off while also chopping that same skeleton...Show More Summary
Rock gods are shining down on us today.
Blondie and Garbage have announced a co-headlining tour dubbed the “Rage and Rapture Tour.” The two bands will head across North America later this summer. X’s Exene Cervenka and John Doe will join them for the opening leg of the tour, and Deap Vally will join for the last half. Show More Summary
Dates include a stop at NYC's Beacon Theatre with Deap Vally opening. Continue reading…
The subversive dance party America needs.
Two of rock's best combine forces for one North American summer outing.
The Austrian émigré writer Stefan Zweig composed the first draft of his memoir, “The World of Yesterday,” in a feverish rapture during the summer of 1941, as headlines gave every indication that civilization was being swallowed in darkness. Show More Summary
With Run The Series, The A.V. Club examines film franchises, studying how they change and evolve with each new installment. Writing about the A Thief In The Night series as an outsider to Christianity, generally and specifically without...Show More Summary
Nitrogen narcosis is also known as raptures of the deep (“l’ivresse des grandes profondeurs,” as Jacques Cousteau put it), or the Martini effect. It is a consciousness-altering condition that affects divers at certain depths. While a diver is affected, she may feel euphoric and see things that are not really there. Show More Summary
This year's Sundance hasn’t wanted for rapturous standing ovations or big sales, but of all the movies to debut at the festival, Patti Cake$ may be the most endearing surprise. The scrappy story of a plus-size female rapper trying to spit her way out of stagnation in New Jersey, it ... More »