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Independent’s Day: Joe Kramer is Running the Gammatar

Militant Ginger
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Seinfeld-style snark and monster-movie mayhem collide, in the imagination of Writer/Director/Filmmaker Joe Kramer. Impossibly chill, wildly talented, and with world-class hair Philadelphia-based filmmaker Joe Kramer is making Godzilla-sized waves out in Japan at the moment, with his hilarious movie Running the Gammatar.     A twisted take on the Seinfeld-style situation comedy, this 7-minute short features […]

Hello, My Name is Doris

Militant Ginger
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Hello, My Name is Doris is my favorite movie of the year. A deliciously quirky independent hit, it was released in March this year to critical acclaim and a not-too-shabby box office haul. Nevertheless, if you’re anything like me, you might never have heard of it before. Unsurprisingly, it’s the tale of Doris – played […]

Just Released: Sufjan Stevens “Chicago (Demo)”

Laura
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I find it very hard to believe it’s been 11 years since we were introduced to Sufjan Steven’s Illinois album. Today we are lucky enough to be re-introduced to what was arguably his most mainstream song, “Chicago” in an early demo recording. Strumming guitar, beautifully sung melodies, layered synths and heartfelt lyrics make this song close to […]

Car Seat Headrest’s New Single and Forthcoming Album

Laura
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Lead by 23-year-old Will Toledo, Car Seat Headrest is no newcomer to the music scene, having self-released 11 albums prior to being picked up by Matador Records last year. With their second label release scheduled for late spring, Teens of Denial, Car Seat Headrest is garnering a lot of attention, and for good reason. “Vincent” […]

Aurora – The Blockbuster VFX Film Made on Indie Budgets

Shane deLumeau
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As an independent filmmaker who started off my career in the visual effects industry, I’ve always had dreams of grandeur and creating amazing visuals. Being an independent filmmaker, you work with what you have and try to create something that the public would enjoy just as much as any Hollywood feature film. With that said, […]

CHVRCHES Release Lyric Video for New Single Off Upcoming Album

Douglesby
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It is in this writer’s most humble opinion that the genre of Dreampop is vastly underrated. Some of my most introspective and creative moments are fueled by bands like Washed Out (whose music you might recognize if you’re as big a fan as I am of the show Portlandia), or Porcelain Raft. There are myriad incredible bands […]