Saturday, November 14, 2020

New Melvins!


New Melvins? Yes, please!

Pre-order the new album HERE, out February 26 on Ipecac Records!


Friday morning I woke up and rented Bryan Bertino's new film The Dark and The Wicked on Prime. Great flick. I didn't 100% connect with it the way I had hoped, however, I probably had some pretty unrealistic expectations. That said, it's a very well made film, even if I did kind of think all the atmosphere and tension didn't quite "pop" the way it tried to. Definitely worth supporting, though, and Bertino is one of the best modern filmmakers working in Horror, in my opinion. 

I also finally made it around to Benson and Moorhead's episode of this year's season of The Twilight Zone. "8" is great. I still don't dig the overall feel of the series, and as much as I dig Jordan Peele, he just doesn't have the same wry manner needed to fill Rod Serling's shoes, but I did like seeing an Octopus kill off a team of Arctic research scientists. 

Despite my misgivings on the series, I'm glad someone's doing it, because anthology shows like this help employ a lot of filmmakers, and whether I watch them or not, it makes me happy they exist.


Opeth - Watershed 
Mr. Bungle - The Raging Wraith of the Easter Bunny 
Barry Adamson - As Above So Below 
Swans - My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope To the Sky 
Miserable - Uncontrollable 
Anna Von Hausswolff - All Thoughts Fly
Mrs. Piss - Self-Surgery
Windhand - Grief's Infernal Flower
Fen - The Dead Light
Hoseback - The Invisible Mountain
Blut Aus Nord - Hallucinogen
Deafheaven - Ordinary Corrupt Human Love
Opeth - My Arms Your Hearse


What I've been doing to myself again with writing. I did nail some important backstory in a scene yesterday, but I could have got a lot more done had I not kept flitting around, being distracted by menial tasks that totally could have waited. 

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