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Five underrated music documentaries

THE DOCUMENTARIES NO ONE HAS HEARD OF Celebrities and musicians lend themselves to voyeurism; that is not to say that it is a negative thing, since it gives viewers an insight into parts of idol’s lives they may have not known. Documentaries humanize pop culture

Blood Tangent | Sarai Nissan

I’ve been pondering “higher-powers” a lot lately. I was raised lightly Jewish—by lightly I mean my Israeli parents didn’t care to take us to synagogue, really ever—but I have indeed dabbled in witchcraft which brings me to Satanism! No, I am not a Satanist, but

Blood Tangent | Sarai Nissan

I’m on the list,” I say not so surreptitiously to the grumbling face behind scratched up, filthy glass. A little surge of superiority floods my brain whenever I say it. I feel cool, like a VIP ghoul, like maybe I’m kind of important. “Can I

Ho99o9 | Neighborhood Watch: Single Review

Artist: Ho99o9 Single: Neighborhood Watch Release Date: 2017 In this increasingly evolutionary period of human history, it is only natural that hip hop and hard-core punk would coincide into the form of a gritty, mutinous band that goes by Ho99o9—pronounced “horror.” Following their first full

Blood Tangent | Sarai Nissan

When I was 17, I spent the summer in Brooklyn attending Pratt’s pre-college program having the pseudo-art school experience. I functioned on very little sleep and a lot of coffee. I didn’t sleep for two days, my pupils were the size of pies, and I

Blood Tangent | Sarai Nissan

It is midnight on Dec. 31, 2010, I’m 14 and you are whatever age you were seven to eight years ago. I am practically infused with the sweaty teens and post-grads around me, all desperately reaching over the two-foot barricade, hoping their arms might grow

Brief history of music and style

FASHION AND MUSIC HAVE GONE HAND IN HAND “Music and fashion have had a kind of incestuous relationship since the 50s,” designer John Varvatos said. “It started with people like Elvis Presley and pop-icons like James Dean. Then it exploded in the MTV days. Now,

Goblin | Suspiria: Album Review

Artist: Goblin Album: Suspiria (40th Anniversary) Release date: Originally: 1977 In 1977, the renowned Italian horror film director Dario Argento released Suspiria, a visually beguiling film dealing with the strange and supernatural. Argento’s unique visual style—including but not limited to blood red-colored rooms—propelled his films