Seth A. Smith’s OST for ‘The Crescent’ is New Wave Creepiness

Seth A. Smith’s soundtrack for his horror film, The Crescent, is an atmospheric piece of minimalist new wave. Like the movie itself, the score eschews sudden stingers and loud crashes … Continue reading Seth A. Smith’s OST for ‘The Crescent’ is New Wave Creepiness

Playing to ‘A New Standard’: Exclusive Interview With Jazz Pianist Thompson T. Egbo-Egbo

Among family, friends, and his many acquaintances, Thompson T. Egbo-Egbo is known for his infectiously positive spirit, his playful hijinks, and a smile that absolutely lights up a room.

Zola Jesus Frees Herself from Constraints on ‘Okovi’

Even if you’ve never heard the name “Zola Jesus” you’ve definitely heard the music of Nika Roza Danilova. It’s been used on several high-profile TV shows including Skins, Grey’s Anatomy, … Continue reading Zola Jesus Frees Herself from Constraints on ‘Okovi’

Cheap Trick’s ‘We’re All Allright’ Proves They Are Exactly That

Cheap Trick’s new album We’re All Allright is outstanding, veering from heavy to hooky to raunchy to sublime and many points in between.

Dion Lunadon’s Solo Album Will Blow Out Your Earholes

Best known as the bassist and guitarist of A Place To Bury Strangers for the last few years, Dion Lunadon was recently struck with a “neurotic impulse” to record a … Continue reading Dion Lunadon’s Solo Album Will Blow Out Your Earholes

The Official Popshifter Podcast: Texas Gators, Violent Pornography, and Tales from the Pit

Biff Bam Pop! presents The Official Popshifter Podcast, featuring Popshifter Managing Editor Less Lee Moore and Featured Contributor Jeffery X Martin.

JP Fallavollita On…New Order Substance

Each week, one of Biff Bam Pop’s illustrious writers will delve into one of their favorite things. Perhaps it’s a movie or album they’ve carried with them for years. Maybe … Continue reading JP Fallavollita On…New Order Substance

45 Years of Black Sabbath

A classic album stands the test of time. It stirs an emotion the first time you hear it, and can evoke the same response years down the road. If it … Continue reading 45 Years of Black Sabbath