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The Best Films of 2014 (So Far)

The Best Films of 2014 (So Far)

Spectrum Culture Staff July 1, 2014 0

This past weekend, a few million assholes shelled out $100 million to see Transformers: Age of Extinction. As we take the rest of the week off and recall the wonderful movies we’ve screened so

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Best Albums of 2014 (So Far)

Best Albums of 2014 (So Far)

Spectrum Culture Staff June 30, 2014 0

As we ease into the halfway point of 2014, it’s time to pause, light up the grill and enjoy the summer, bathing ourselves in the glorious new music that this year has yielded. We

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Monthly Mixtape: June 2014

Monthly Mixtape: June 2014

Spectrum Culture Staff June 26, 2014 0

1. Crystal Fighters – “Love Alight” (Zirkulo/PIAS) Since the debut of their 2010 debut LP, London’s Crystal Fighters have continued a gradual transition from their folktronica roots to something much more dance-y. As their

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List Inconsequential: The Best War Films of All Time, Part 3

List Inconsequential: The Best War Films of All Time, Part 3

Spectrum Culture Staff June 19, 2014 0

First Indochina War (1946-1954): The Quiet American With all the boomers running Hollywood, it’s no wonder that so many films about the Vietnam War have been made. However, rarely is the first Indochina War

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List Inconsequential: The Best War Films of All Time, Part 2

List Inconsequential: The Best War Films of All Time, Part 2

Spectrum Culture Staff June 12, 2014 0

The Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815): Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Captain Jack Aubrey (Russell Crowe ) and physician Stephen Maturin (Paul Bettany) are the fictional protagonists of novelist Patrick O’Brian’s famous

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List Inconsequential: The Best War Films of All Time, Part 1

List Inconsequential: The Best War Films of All Time, Part 1

Spectrum Culture Staff June 5, 2014 0

Hollywood has always had a hankering for war. From the earliest reaches of film history, war and its effects have made good film fodder. Here at Spectrum Culture, we combed through each and every

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Monthly Mixtape: May 2014

Monthly Mixtape: May 2014

Spectrum Culture Staff May 29, 2014 0

1. Flatbush Zombies – “97.92” (Electric KoolAde Records) On Flatbush Zombies’ breakout single “Thug Waffle” MC Juice rapped “Hip-hop is dead, Zombies for prez!” and it’s looking like a full zombie takeover is in

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List Inconsequential: A 1990s Vinyl Wishlist

List Inconsequential: A 1990s Vinyl Wishlist

Eric Dennis May 8, 2014 0

Every vinyl collector loves the thrill of the hunt: that burst of adrenaline and that lustful feeling that accompanies a hard-earned acquisition tell the collector he’s – in very rare and very weird cases,

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List Inconsequential: Those Cassette Singles from 1989…

List Inconsequential: Those Cassette Singles from 1989…

Eric Dennis May 1, 2014 0

Whenever people are asked what the first record they bought was, the answer invariably goes something like this: “I was three years old and heard ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ on the radio. I immediately

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Monthly Mixtape: April 2014

Monthly Mixtape: April 2014

Spectrum Culture Staff April 24, 2014 0

1. Future Islands – “A Dream Of You And Me” (4AD) As many people found out with the release of the excellent Singles, Future Islands specialize in big, outsized expressions of searing emotion. On

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