Monthly Archives: September 2011

Spectrum Culture music review: Neon Indian – Era Extraña

The fetishizing of the past is something I’ve thought a lot about recently, and I’m always fascinated by the myopic fashion in which past events, eras and trends are sanctified by those living in the present, even those who had … Continue reading

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Spectrum Culture film feature: Oeuvre: Samuel Fuller – The Baron of Arizona

One thing I really enjoy about writing for Spectrum is when we do career retrospectives for directors. These feature series require lots of movie viewings and research and it’s always satisfying to slog through an entire auteur’s career in search … Continue reading

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Spectrum Culture: MFNW 2011 wrap-up

My editor and I covered MusicFestNorthWest in Portland this year. Some of these blurbs are his (like the intro), some (mostly the latter ones) are mine. Enjoy! It’s that time again when hundreds of bands descend upon Portland, turning the … Continue reading

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