Sing Street Hits All the Right Notes [Review]

When viewing a film, I often ask myself if it is merely enough to witness someone or something perform simply well. Are Michael Bay’s maniacal explosions and sometimes muddled messages “enough,” knowing he does it well? Should I be satisfied with a fine little potboiler Read More …

Deadshirt Is Listening… Waking up and going “In-Zayn”

Deadshirt Is Listening… Bringing you a rundown of our staff and guest contributors’ favorite new tracks released in the past week after they’ve had the weekend to blast them in their cars, in a club, alone in their rooms, etc. Mike Duquette is going “In-Zayn!” for… Read More …

David Bowie: 1947-2016

Yesterday we got the the news that music and fashion icon David Bowie passed away. His body of work stretched over 40 years and several times changed the landscape of popular music. Always reinventing himself, he lived his life with a sense of freedom and acceptance Read More …

Deadshirt Is Listening… Looking Up, and Snapping Along

Deadshirt Is Listening… Bringing you a rundown of our staff and guest contributors’ favorite new tracks released in the past week after they’ve had the weekend to blast them in their cars, in a club, alone in their rooms, etc. Julian Ames is going through old Read More …

Deadshirt’s Top Ten Albums of 2015

In last year’s Top Ten Albums list I praised the writers for the breadth of styles that their selections covered. This year’s list pushes that envelope much further; the twin towers of hip-hop, a genre-bending pop weirdo, a couple groups of young punks, reunited riot Read More …

The Best Christmas Song of All Time: FINALS!

It’s the holiday season, the only time of year that comes with its very own genre of music. This Christmas, Deadshirt staffers Mike Duquette, Max Robinson, and Dylan Roth decided to comb through the massive, diverse canon of Christmas songs to determine which is the Read More …

The Best Christmas Song of All Time: The Eggnog Eight

It’s the holiday season, the only time of year that comes with its very own genre of music. This Christmas, Deadshirt staffers Mike Duquette, Max Robinson, and Dylan Roth decided to comb through the massive, diverse canon of Christmas songs to determine which is the Read More …

The Best Christmas Song of All Time: Santa Sixteen, Pt. 2

It’s the holiday season, the only time of year that comes with its very own genre of music. This Christmas, Deadshirt staffers Mike Duquette, Max Robinson, and Dylan Roth decided to comb through the massive, diverse canon of Christmas songs to determine which is the hands-down greatest of all Read More …

The Best Christmas Song of All Time: Santa Sixteen, Pt. 1

It’s the holiday season, the only time of year that comes with its very own genre of music. This Christmas, Deadshirt staffers Mike Duquette, Max Robinson, and Dylan Roth decided to comb through the massive, diverse canon of Christmas songs to determine which is the hands-down greatest of Read More …

The Brilliance of Return of the Jedi‘s “Sail Barge Assault” Score

Star Wars would not be Star Wars without several key factors: the commitment to classical literary themes in a science fiction setting; the dramatic use of advanced special effects to move the story along; and the evocative musical score, written by legendary film composer John Read More …