Zeena Brings the Heat with Tantric Sethian Summer Solstice Ritual in Italy

By Tony Sokol Summer just got a little hotter in Europe and it has nothing to do with Trump pulling out of the France global warming accord. Noted spiritualist Zeena announced that she will conduct a rare “Tantric Sethian Summer Solstice Ritual and Blessing by the Sea” in Italy. The Mediterranean mystical event will be … Continue reading Zeena Brings the Heat with Tantric Sethian Summer Solstice Ritual in Italy

Cibo Matto’s Yuka C. Honda Melds Movement with Music in Upcoming Limbs

By Tony Sokol Whether you’re clapping, stomping, picking or strumming, Yuka C. Honda’s upcoming Limbs is the a place where heads, hands and feet all meet. The former taller half of Cibo Matto seamlessly sound, rhythm, and movement in her new work, which premieres at National Sawdust on 80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, New York … Continue reading Cibo Matto’s Yuka C. Honda Melds Movement with Music in Upcoming Limbs

Yes and ELO Bring Classical Rock to the Hall of Fame

By Tony Sokol Progressive rock band Yes and the Electric Light Orchestra, the group that had the audacity to think strings meant they picked up where the Beatles left off, were inducted by a jukebox jury of their peers. Their peers? The musicians in Yes alone are peerless. Bassist Chris Squire, who formed the band … Continue reading Yes and ELO Bring Classical Rock to the Hall of Fame

Cult Filmmaker Zeena Schreck Drops Teaser Clip From Upcoming Film Restoration Project

By Tony Sokol Berlin-based American underground filmmaker Zeena Schreck is beginning work on the restoration of her 1992 film Germania: The Theory of Ruins. To commemorate May Day, Zeena released an excerpt from the original movie. The scene was filmed 25 years ago during the crossover from Walpurgisnacht to May Day, the feast day of Saint … Continue reading Cult Filmmaker Zeena Schreck Drops Teaser Clip From Upcoming Film Restoration Project

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Cultures Pearl Jam

By Tony Sokol Pearl Jam was cultured in the Seattle band Temple of the Dog, which also bred Soundgarden. Bassist Jeff Ament held down the bottom, while guitarists Stone Gossard and Mike McCready weaved loud melodies through their fingers. The lead singer was San Diego transplant Eddie Veddar who paired  lyrics to a mother-son opera … Continue reading Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Cultures Pearl Jam

National Lampoon and Final Edition Radio Hour’s Tony Hendra Mocks the Merry Mayhem of Microaggressions

By Tony Sokol Chairman Mao once said “Not to have a correct political point of view is like having no soul” and Tony Hendra put his up for rent when he wrote Not The Bible with Sean Kelly, his longtime co-chief editor National Lampoon. Hendra was politically incorrect long before the term became a buzzword … Continue reading National Lampoon and Final Edition Radio Hour’s Tony Hendra Mocks the Merry Mayhem of Microaggressions