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Review: White Zombie

This Kino Classics release is worth it if only for historical purposes, since it demonstrates that from the start zombie films embodied the Marxist paradigm of capitalism (Lugosi) versus labor (zombies).
Working stiffs
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 15, 2013

Quicksand rises from the '90s

There are two ways to go about being a post-hardcore band from the '90s.

By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  January 04, 2013
Meet the Mayor: Silhouette Lounge

Meet the Mayor: Silhouette Lounge

Welcome to "Meet the Mayor," a segment in which we interview local Foursquare Mayors in their natural habitats.Silhouette LoungeMercer Smith How long have you been...
By Barry Thompson  |  December 03, 2010

Voodoo economics

To paraphrase The Communist Manifesto , a specter is haunting Hollywood. Actually, two of them: zombies and vampires. The undead.
What vampire and zombie movies can tell us about the future of capitalism
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 21, 2010


Skinny Puppy's Nivek Ogre has made the rounds for the better part of this decade as ohGr, with a more cut-and-paste approach to the electric misanthropy his old band pioneered.
Tracing Ogre’s trajectory
By MATT PARISH  |  December 03, 2008

Hotter than ever

The Hot Club Waterfront Festival returns this weekend with a lineup as diverse as the melting pot of 21-plus partygoers who will fill South Water Street throughout the weekend.
A rich lineup at the Hot Club Waterfront Festival
By CHRIS CONTI  |  September 03, 2008


Boston music news, April 7, 2006

In the wake of last year’s popular Wicked Good Local Bands , Newbury Comics and FNX 101.7 FM are again joining forces to release a compilation of music by Boston’s finest: WGLB Volume 2 will be available in late April.
Notes on WGLB: Volume 2 and a band of mixed baseball allegiances
By SARAH TOMLINSON  |  April 04, 2006

Boston music news, March 17, 2006

Boston rock icons the Cars will reunite for a summer tour that hits Bank of America Pavilion on May 9. There’s just one catch: standing in for Rick Ocasek, who opted out of the reunion, will be Todd Rundgren.
Notes on The Cars, Unearth, and Hallelujah the Hills
By SARAH TOMLINSON  |  March 14, 2006