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Ho99o9 defies societal standards and courtesies

And are loved for it TheOGM (also known as Blue Face), holding a microphone and wearing a motorcycle helmet with his long dreadlocks peeking through, stood in the dark corner of The Marquis Theatre. His cohort partner in crime, Eaddy (also known as Yeti Bones),

Blood Tangent | Column

Blood Tangent is coming to an end. And I guess I am moving on to bigger and better things—but I’m not sure, definitely not cured, a little allured, and maybe a bit more matured. Over the past four years I’ve gone to more shows than

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Ho99o9 with 3TEETH at The Marquis 4/22 | All Ages

  TheOGM and Eaddy are Ho99o9. Pronounced like “horror” the duo uses alluringly abrasive, industrial style beats coupled with Eaddy’s growling vocals and theOGM’s forceful but smooth rapping style.  Ho99o9 is hard to define—but they don’t need a label or a genre. Their music stands firmly

Blood Tangent | Column

I think the tragedies that really make my blood turn cold are the things that could literally happen to anyone, at anytime, or in any place. The chances are I’m not going to be a victim of a cult or get trapped on top of a

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The 13th Chime | Baby Jane | Single Review

Record label: Sacred Bones  The 13th Chime formed in 1980 in the small London overspill town of Haverhill, Suffolk. Born out of the British punk scene, the band released three of the finest and most underrated post-punk singles: “Coffin Maker,” “Cursed,” and “Fire.” They disbanded

Blood Tangent | Column

There’s this scene in Purple Rain (1984) when Prince’s love interest, Apollonia, is in his basement bedroom and switches on the tape player. A warped and lethargic drum beat echoes against what sounds like a woman moaning or crying. “So who’s the lucky girl?” Apollonia

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Forever 27: Moments from the 27 club

Plus 27 songs from the 27 club Only the good die young, and for whatever reason, much of society is fascinated with damned youth. The “forever” 27 club, for those who don’t know, is the moniker for the strangely tragic phenomenon of great musicians, artists,

Blood Tangent | Column

I live right off Colfax, which welcomes a slew of interesting experiences into any resident’s daily life—especially in my alleyway. From the front of my apartment, everything looks kind of quaint, Victorian, and a generally nice place to live—but from the back it could be completely

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The Soft Moon & Boy Harsher at Larimer Lounge April 4th

The Soft Moon is a post-punk, Oakland based band consisting of singer, songwriter, producer, and instrumentalist, Luis Vasquez. With his fourth studio album Criminal being released this past February, this album marks the musicians’ own inner exploration through Industrial style beats and brooding lyrics. Boy Harsher