NecronomiCon Starts

(8.20) NecronomiCon — the international festival of weird fiction, art, and academia —  kicks off Thursday and runs through Sunday, August 20th. This event is held every other year around the date of H.P. Lovecraft’s birth and this is one of those years. This year’s guests of honor include renowned editor Ellen Datlow, filmmaker Richard […]

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We’re Down To The Final Four

Tonight is your chance to cheer on your brother/friend/guy-that-sleeps-on-your-couch at the WBRU Rock Hunt Finals at Lupo’s. My fondness for the Viennagram is well-documented but that’s just me. Also in the running are Baylock, Fairhaven, and For the Love of Sloane. The winner will receive $1,500 in musical instruments, $1,000 in recording time, a photo

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Mad About the Boy

Lose your mind at Firehouse 13 tonight with the Viennagram.  Succumb to this curious vaudeville/Weimar cabaret/ghoulrock amalgam, complete with honking brass section, dancing girls and the occasional oil painting.  (Of course any music I write about has to, above all, rock my ears off.) I have no idea what frontman AV Vienna might have on

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