Written by Pete Timmermann Tuesday, 02 December 2014 12:25
How many of these films might we have gotten in a theater if VOD weren’t an option for distributors?
Written by DL Hegel Sunday, 23 November 2014 13:57
Having fun is fun, but we don't want anybody to hurt themselves.
Written by Pete Timmermann Thursday, 30 October 2014 22:27
The Hi-Pointe is one of the most charming theaters in St. Louis (second only to the Tivoli, in my book)—and has the best popcorn, besides.
Written by Pete Timmermann Monday, 29 September 2014 21:52
This column is about what to do if, like me, you have a perhaps unhealthy level of interest in the Jackass films.
Written by DL Hegel Monday, 22 September 2014 18:33
“I like whichever one I’m doing at the time, but almost to the point of being delusional.”
Written by Jason Green & Mike Koehler Thursday, 18 September 2014 22:35
It's why we're all here.
Written by Jason Green & Mike Koehler Thursday, 18 September 2014 22:29
Following up the rock/techno hybrid Modulate, Bob unleashes an album of pure electronica under his anagram nom de DJ.
Written by Jason Green & Mike Koehler Thursday, 18 September 2014 07:00
Bob returns from a four-year hiatus by going full-on techno on his electronica/rock hybrid LP Modulate, but does he succeed?
Written by Jason Green & Mike Koehler Wednesday, 17 September 2014 22:29
Bob decides to (briefly) say farewell to rock music, but not before taking a well-deserved victory lap.
Written by Jason Green & Mike Koehler Monday, 15 September 2014 21:01
Sugar dissolves and Bob returns to his solo roots on his very personal self-titled release.
Written by Jason Green & Mike Koehler Saturday, 13 September 2014 06:57
Bob Mould's trio tries to make lightning strike twice on their second, impeccably titled power-pop gem of an LP.
Written by Jason Green & Mike Koehler Tuesday, 09 September 2014 23:29
Sugar follows the glorious alterna-pop debut with a much darker EP full of guitars, rage, and haunting religious imagery.
Written by Jason Green & Mike Koehler Monday, 08 September 2014 13:39
Jason and Mike turn their attention to Bob Mould's finest hour and a classic of '90s alternative rock, his band Sugar's debut.
Written by Jason Green & Mike Koehler Friday, 05 September 2014 12:00
Bob Mould follows up the folky beauty of Workbook with with one of his bleakest moments in this dour sophomore solo effort.
Written by Jason Green & Mike Koehler Thursday, 04 September 2014 21:59
Mould leaves behind both punk and pop on his pastoral debut solo album.
Written by Jason Green & Mike Koehler Wednesday, 03 September 2014 20:36
The Minneapolis trio leaves punk behind on their swan song, a 20-song double LP of power pop glory.
Written by Jason Green & Mike Koehler Tuesday, 02 September 2014 19:34
The unstoppable punk rock trio hits their first stumbling block on their major label debut.
Written by Pete Timmermann Monday, 01 September 2014 00:00
Netflix is doing a rare thing among corporations of its size: It’s producing valuable art with its profits.
Written by Jason Green & Mike Koehler Sunday, 31 August 2014 00:00
Written by Jason Green & Mike Koehler Saturday, 30 August 2014 16:20
Exploring the album where the Hüskers punk starts to go pop.
Written by Jason Green & Mike Koehler Friday, 29 August 2014 00:00
Exploring the album where punk grew up, a landmark concept double-LP that stretches the limits of punk and hardcore.
Written by Jason Green & Mike Koehler Thursday, 28 August 2014 19:19
“Hey punkers, fuck the haters and follow your muse wherever she takes you.”
Written by Jason Green & Mike Koehler Wednesday, 27 August 2014 00:00
Hüsker Dü bring their savagery to the studio with their second release, but this time they've added a dab of pop to their hardcore smorgasbord.
Written by Jason Green & Mike Koehler Tuesday, 26 August 2014 00:00
Mike and Jason begin their trek through Bob Mould's discography with Hüsker Dü's debut, a live blitzkrieg of blistering hardcore.
Written by Jason Green & Mike Koehler Monday, 25 August 2014 00:00
Two superfans of the Hüsker Dü and Sugar singer/songwriter/guitarist take you on a trip through the man's expansive discography in anticipation of his upcoming appearance September 19 at the Old Rock House.
Written by DL Hegel Saturday, 23 August 2014 14:24
Chuck Berry meets Johnny Thunders and talks trash with Muhammad Ali.
Written by DL Hegel Friday, 08 August 2014 11:13
“Keeping my [toy] guitar in tune has been a whole other level of challenge and patience.”
Written by Pete Timmermann Thursday, 31 July 2014 22:55
What’s a movie theater junkie to do, one who’s desperate to see certain, obscure-leaning new releases as soon as possible, with no hope of seeing them locally on the big screen (or otherwise)?
Written by Pete Timmermann Monday, 30 June 2014 13:54
I’d like to offer a hearty second to Stephen Colbert’s promotion of Portland’s legendary bookstore Powell’s, which has best website for an independent bookstore I’ve ever seen.
Written by DL Hegel Thursday, 26 June 2014 19:10
We know what we want out of the band and out of life and it’s easy that way. We can get mad and give each other black eyes and call each other up later to eat ice cream in the driveway.
Written by DL Hegel Thursday, 12 June 2014 20:28
In some bands I’m a peacekeeper, and in others a rabble rouser.
Written by Pete Timmermann Sunday, 01 June 2014 14:32
If you like one Drafthouse Films release, you’ll probably like all of them.
Written by Pete Timmermann Saturday, 26 April 2014 23:17
I’ve known Shigesato Itoi’s name since about 1995, but didn’t start connecting him to other things I like until just a few years ago.
Written by DL Hegel Wednesday, 23 April 2014 20:58
There’s something interesting about having the potential to connect with people like never before, not only as an artist, but no matter what you do.
Written by Pete Timmermann Wednesday, 02 April 2014 07:27
The goal here, really, is to celebrate physical media, as it is and as it was.
Written by DL Hegel Wednesday, 26 February 2014 13:03
My songwriting process is still a mystery, even to me.
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