Here are a few of our favorite Kurts.
John Carpenter’s horror classic on the waterfront
Every Grasshopper jam starts with a great big nothing sound, on or near the cusp of silence, so soft and unassuming that it almost isn't there. Then, ever-so-glacially, the frame fills with sound: Josh Millrod's penetrative trumpeting fed through the maw of Jesse DeRosa's distortion-hemorrhaging Ele ... More >>
Hits of the '70s, '80s, and today
2012 MATA Festival Roulette Friday, April 20 Better than: Figuring out how to play the Koyaanisqatsi German Blu-ray on an American TV. Between Charles de Gaulle interpreted by a coloratura soprano, a Deliverance-style duel pitting a player piano against a live pianist, and a 13-piece chamber suite ... More >>
One-man haunted house Oneohtrix Point Never has been bleeping on the Yes In My Backyard radar since his two-disc escape-from-sanity synth meditation Rifts dropped in 2009, leaving a bloody trail of John Carpenter zone-outs and Tangerine Nightmares. In the two years since, he's been a leading ... More >>
via Hydra Head RecordsA figurehead of the New York noise scene and tireless agony enthusiast, Dominick Fernow is a record label owner, record store proprietor and synth molester for Cold Cave. But he cut his blood-caked teeth with Prurient, a sadistic power-electronics therapy session that le ... More >>
Zooming in on the films of Dan OBannon
Jonathan Lethem discusses They Live
This film's tagline is really "Nut Up Or Shut Up"
It's still cool to play with G.I. Joe
Spend Labor Day with The Thing
M. Night Shyamalan tries to play both John Carpenter (bloody) and Stanley Kubrick (cold-blooded)
From Cat People to Starman: The B-horrors of John Carpenter and Val Lewton
The rocker turned Halloween director on demonic gargoyles, the drive-in, and growing up without YouTube
A Space Odyssey
They Came From Within
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