Ray J Has No Shame; Hires Kim Kardashian Lookalike For “I Hit It First” Video

Ray J has been receiving a wealth of publicity over the release and subsequent promotion of his new single, “I Hit It First.” The song features lyrics that most critics claim make direct references to the rapper’s relationship …

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SINGLE REVIEW: Jack White – Machine Gun Silhouette

Artist: Jack White
Song: Machine Gun Silhouette
Album: Blunderbuss
Label: Third Man Records

Yesterday, former White Stripes frontman Jack White released the second song to be heard off his forthcoming solo debut, Blunderbuss. We apologize for not bringing you …

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MOVIE REVIEW: The Theater Bizarre

Film: The Theater Bizarre
Starring: Udo Kier, Virginia Newcomb, Amanda Marquardt
Directed by: Various

The last year has seen a rise in the number of horror anthologies being release and the latest, Image Entertainment’s Theater Bizarre, keeps things nice …


MOVIE REVIEW: Coriolanus

Film: Coriolanus
Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler
Directed by: Ralph Fiennes

A challenging, hardened film, Coriolanus marks the directorial debut of actor Ralph Fiennes. It is an adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s lesser-known plays about a Roman general forced from …


REVIEW: Anthony Green – Beautiful Things

Artist: Anthony Green
Album: Beautiful Things
Genre: Indie/Folk
Label: Photo Finish

In need of a creative outlet outside of his band Circa Survive Anthony Green recorded Avalon. The album was a warm, inviting record with a focus on a …


REVIEW: The Saddest Landscape – After The Lights

Artist: The Saddest Landscape
Album: After The Lights
Genre: Hardcore/Screamo
Label: Top Shelf

On first listen it’s clear why Boston’s The Saddest Landscape are part of the Topshelf Records roster, they have an abrasive post-hardcore sound that doesn’t hold back. …


REVIEW: I Became The Hero – Long Forgotten

Artist: I Became The Hero
Album: Long Forgotten
Genre: Metalcore
Label: unsigned

I’m not a big fan of the cold, which of course begs the question, why did I think living in Boston was a good idea? Regardless, my time …



Stand-Up Tuesdays is a weekly comedy spotlight written by the wonderfully talented Angie Frissore. Covering both known and unknown comics, Stand-up Tuesdays is your new source for all things funny.

This week, Angie puts a spotlight on Will Noonan …


MOVIE REVIEW: Some Guy Who Kills People

Film: Some Guy Who Kills People
Starring: Kevin Corrigan
Directed by: Jack Perez

The double-edged sword of movie award season is and has always been the fact it shines a light on some, but not all of independent cinema’s brightest …

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REVIEW: Young Empires – Wake All My Youth EP

Artist: Young Empires
Album: Wake All My Youth EP
Genre: ‘World Beat/Haute Rock’
Label: Pirates Blend Records/World Hoye Records

Young Empires are extremely fond of their hipster triangles. Dare I say, it even makes their Facebook page look horribly unprofessional. …


REVIEW: Dia Frampton – Red

Artist: Dia Frampton
Album: Red
Genre: Indie
Label: Universal Republic

I hadn’t heard the name Dia Frampton before this review, but I certainly won’t be forgetting it now. Red is a gorgeous collection of songs, quirky and fine with a …



Film: Shame
Starring: Michael Fassbender
Director: Steve McQueen

One of the year’s most discussed titles, thanks partially to being branded with a NC-17 rating, Shame is a film unlike any other released in 2011. Directed by Steve McQueen and lead …

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