Friday, September 23, 2011

One More Robot - Issue 8


Featured Articles

One More Robot’s 100 songs that changed the game
A breakdown of 100 post-World War II songs that shaped the world’s cultural, political and musical landscape.

Cold Blood: On Jim Thompson and Stanley Kubrick
The turbulent relationship between a lowly paperback writer and rising filmmaker.
by Michael A. Gonzales

The Porn Guy
Luke Ford, who for 10 years worked as a porn journalist, talks about his career covering the adult film industry.
by Derek Owens

Broadway Buddas and the Birth of Hip-Hop
How two young teenagers stumbled upon a genre of music still in its infancy.
by Michael A. Gonzales

Rock-Off Redemption
Coverage from our recently staged gig night with photographs and interview with joint winners Race The Flux and Tandem Felix.

Also includes

Spotlight: Julie Dexter Simon Mee chats to soul songstress and label head Julie Dexter.

The Irish Underground With music blogs hailing the arrival of Dublin-based rapper Lecs Luther, Dean Van Nguyen meets some other Irish hip-hop artists on the challenges of working in the genre.

Webcrawler More cherry-picked internet sites from Declan Aylward.

Dead To Rights Se├ín McTiernan discusses the lasting influence of Sam Raimi’s seminal horror film The Evil Dead.

Ah, Sure, Look It Niamh King recalls how teenage fiction helped her survive her formative years.

Half Nelson Jason Robinson on the alternating careers of Ben Affleck and Matt Damon.

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Issue 8 Preview

A glimpse into our amazing Autumn issue...

We examine 100 of the most influential post-WWII songs. Features 'Flava In Yo Ear - Remix' and 99 other songs.

A look at the working relationship between writer Jim Thompson and filmmaker Stanley Kubrick, the creative team behind The Killing.

Looking at Sam Raimi's The Evil Dead, 30 years after it's release. 

Music reviews include Gucci Mane & Waka Flocka Flame, Disco Inferno and Leader Cheetah

In a new section, Mike McGrath-Bryan reviews three retro video games, including Street Fighter Ex Plus Alpha.

We've an interview with the soulful Julie Dexter.

Reports from our Rock-Off Redemption including interviews with winners Race The Flux and Tandem Felix.

Declan Aylward lists the five worst conceived comicbook characters of all time.

And there's a ton more we couldn't find decent YouTube vids to match up with. New issue out in September. For the latest news check back here, here and here.