Tag Archives: the onion

Newswire: Exclusive: Hear the first song from Tenement’s upcoming double album

For years, people have been saying that “the album is dead.” It’s a dialogue that’s pervaded the music industry in the wake of digital downloading and streaming services, as the focus shifts to the single and not extended works. By that logic, the double album has been dead even longer, but none of these conversations make a difference to Appleton, […]

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Newswire: Spanish-language theater accuses AMC of forcing it out of business

Viva Cinemas, a small Spanish-language movie theater, has filed suit against AMC Entertainment in a Houston federal court. Viva Cinemas, which went out of business in November 2013, seeks unspecified damages in excess of $75,000. “AMC’s conduct was anticompetitive, unlawful, and harmful to Houston’s substantial Hispanic and Spanish-speaking community,” the suit says. Viva opened in spring 2013 as an eight-screen […]

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Newswire: U/V Light conjures electric dreams on “Arriviste”

The Seattle-based label Medical Records—founded by hematologist and dedicated vinyl collector Dr. Troy Wadsworth—has already become one of the most invaluable scavengers of neglected synth-pop, minimal wave, and dream-pop releases, giving them new attention with lovingly repackaged reissues. More recently, Medical has turned that bedside manner to nurturing new artists like U/V Light, an experiment in that same sort of […]

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