Sharkmuffin’s Natalie Kirch Names the Best Releases of 2016, So Far
Aug01

Sharkmuffin’s Natalie Kirch Names the Best Releases of 2016, So Far

Despite all the losses the music world has suffered since January, this year is off to a strong start for many artists on the DIY scene. Without further ado, here is a chronological list by release date of my favorite EP and LPs from January through July of 2016.

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Where Did DC Comics Go Wrong?
May11

Where Did DC Comics Go Wrong?

DC failed where Marvel succeeded because DC never established the ground rules of their new universe in the first place. Instead, they did a hard reboot, set the stories five years later, and then ran in every direction possible.

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Oscar Snubs & Academy Flubs
Feb25

Oscar Snubs & Academy Flubs

Am I saying Hollywood doesn’t favor certain actors over others? Of course not. If you think Bridge of Spies would have landed a Best Picture nod without Spielberg at the helm, I’ve got some gorgeous beachfront property in lower Iowa you might be interested in.

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The Oscar Race
Feb19

The Oscar Race

The Oscar nominations aren’t wrong. Wait. Scratch that. They are wrong. The nominations are actually very flawed. What they aren’t is racist. Let me explain.

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Spotlight on San Diego Music
Feb06

Spotlight on San Diego Music

Redwoods artist Birdy Bardot, for instance, has a truly inspiring record out – it deserves every bit of praise it has received. The record is a smoky collection of well-written songs that pay tribute to Motown and the psychedelic sounds of the 60s.

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