Sweet Valley

Have you ever been to The Sweet Valley?

Published on April 29th, 2015 | by Joe-Lou

“Sweet Valley is a Bermuda Triangle-like place, where cannabis crumbs, spilt beer, record dust and that mysterious shit you had to blow out of game cartridges all collect as if pulled by some gigantic junkyard magnet. Sweet Valley ... Read More




Published on April 29th, 2015 | by Marc Calhoun

I could write all kinds of non-essential hyperbole for this, but what more needs to be said than: FITZCARRALDO IN CARDBOARD! Herzog’s sorrid tale of jungle opera rendered in brown, corregated refuse.  Just beautiful, especially the Victrola ... Read More


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Pat Llewellyn-Peaceful Man (official video)

Published on April 8th, 2015 | by Chris Revill

Pat Llewellyn has been making music in the New York/New Jersey scene since 1999. Pat has been involved in many bands (waiting for sunset, BATS) and since 2012 has been working on a lot of music ... Read More



Dead of Winter

Published on March 27th, 2015 | by Greg Giannetti

I love zombies. Like, a lot. It feels guilty to admit, but if you slap zombies on it, chances are, I’ll give it a shot. Seriously, someone convinced me to watch Game of Thrones because they ... Read More

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Hotdog Sushi and more on the Big Island of Hawaii

Published on March 2nd, 2015 | by Joe-Lou

I don’t think I’ll ever become a true “sushi connoisseur.” It‘s just too expensive to wolf down raw fish on a daily basis. That said, when I’m on vacation, I don’t hold back. Sushi becomes a non-stop obsession. An everyday quest for ... Read More

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SquarePop Sketch: The Sandwich Family

Published on January 13th, 2015 | by Joe-Lou

SquarePop Sketch is our very own internal group of goof-balls creating original sketch videos. Once a month, they work their goddamn goof-balls off, just for the heck of it. The result is sometimes funny but always compelling. ... Read More


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This Ain’t Your Bro’s Dubstep

Published on January 7th, 2015 | by Joe-Lou

Over the past four years, mainstream dubstep has built a ridiculous reputation as a masculine power fantasy, full of big drops and “dirty dirty bass.” With each release, it seemed that DJs kept trying to top one other, making ... Read More


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PC Music and Other Bits of Psychotic British Pop

Published on January 2nd, 2015 | by Joe-Lou

This is awesome, but a part of me feels like I don’t actually know what’s going on. Here’s my attempt to describe the pop music movement initiated by record label PC-Music. I can hear a horde of dance ... Read More


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Best New music of 2014- List by Total Echo

Published on December 31st, 2014 | by Marc Calhoun

(These aren’t listed in any particular order. You can view last year’s list here.) Iceage / Plowing Into the Fields of Love Third album from this most exciting of bands.  They stretch out without losing anything. ... Read More

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SquarePop Sketch- Tales from Lincoln: The Great Eel.

Published on December 28th, 2014 | by Joe-Lou

Over the past three months of silence, something strange has been fermenting within the walls of the SquarePop fort. Three of our brightest monkeys have teamed up to bring you the latest in sketch comedy. We’re all dressed ... Read More

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