Tag Archives: Mystery

Murder by Death's Literary Connections

Robert Moore’s 1976 film, “Murder by Death”, was a memorable spoof on “whodunit” mystery fares. Featuring an all-star cast (Truman Capote, Alec Guinness, Peter Falk) that accompanied a subtly comedic script written by the legendary Neil Simon, it remains a … Continue reading

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Steve Aoki's Pillowface and His Airplane Chronicles

If you live in Los Angeles, attend parties every weekend (or weekday), and love to dance (or just listen to it), then the name Steve Aoki probably sounds more familiar than George W. Bush. Aoki has more fans, I can … Continue reading

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Intodown Takes on a Brave New World

Whether you are a musician or not, it is easy to understand how difficult it can be for up-and-coming artists to get the meager attention of a label. With our technological age providing ample opportunities for any willing individual to … Continue reading

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Obscure Sound: Best of September 2007

Wow. September flew by so quickly that I nearly forgot to post the monthly best-of compilation. I could easily blame it on the sudden onslaught of classes, but it could also be accredited to the rush of new music we … Continue reading

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Betty LaVette and Drive-By Truckers at The Scene of the Crime

By this stage in her interminable music career, Bettye LaVette has no reason to change her style. In fact, the first few moments of her new album, The Scene of the Crime, reflect this sentiment both lyrically and musically. “I’m … Continue reading

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The Diverse Susumu Yokota

As multifarious talents continue to rapidly dwindle in number, it is becoming noticeably more difficult to find such artists who are able to conquer the fields of music, art, and film with successive force. Though it remains suitable to classify … Continue reading

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A Bleakly Enjoyable Murder Mystery

It must be a convenient experience to be in a band with a bunch of trustworthy individuals, particularly ones that you grew up being friends with. I imagine that squabbles concerning finances and personal differences are either minimized or nonexistent, … Continue reading

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