Opus Digest for October 2021

A collection of Opus' best content from the previous month.

With a constant stream of articles, posts, and tweets it’s hard to know what you’ve missed. Therefore, I’ve compiled a list of the previous month’s best posts and reviews (i.e., the Reader’s Digest version of Opus).

Oct 1: October 2021’s Best Streaming Titles: Gladiator, Mad Max, Fight Club, Dune

Ridley Scott’s gladiators, Max Rockatansky, Project Mayhem, and Denis Villeneuve’s space opera.

Oct 2: “Songs” by Pinkshinyultrablast

The Russian shoegazers’ latest is another exhilarating blast of gorgeous noise.

Oct 4: Trailer Alert: Superman and Batman Face off in DC’s Injustice

Based on the popular video game and comics, “Injustice” imagines a world where Superman becomes a tyrant.

Oct 5: It’s True: Safari 15’s Tabs Really Do Suck

Safari 15’s new tab design isn’t just unnecessary. It also creates a more confusing user experience.

Oct 8: Review Roundup: Cary Joji Fukunaga’s No Time to Die

Critics respond to Daniel Craig’s final adventure as 007.

Oct 8: New Subscriber Playlist: “My High School Soundtrack”

Subscribers can listen to a sample soundtrack of my life circa 1991 – 1994.

Oct 8: The Expanse’s Final Season Arrives This December

The good news: We’re heading back to the Roci. The bad news: It’ll only be for six episodes.

Oct 11: Dependency by Western Edges (Review)

The former Hood member’s latest is an ode to underground garage, techno, and ambient music from the ’90s.

Oct 19: So maybe Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop will actually be good after all?!

Netflix’s adaptation of the classic anime series gets a fun, stylish teaser with just the right vibe.

Oct 22: “Boys Don’t Cry” by Karen Choi

My friend’s latest single is a pedal steel-filled cover of the classic Cure song.

Oct 24: Void XXIII by Chihei Hatakeyama (Review)

A collection of richly textured and highly atmospheric pieces composed entirely on guitar.

Oct 24: “Forever Rain” by Tor Lundvall

Tor Lundvall’s new single is the perfect moody soundtrack for a rainy autumn day.

Oct 27: Safari’s Tabs Are Back to Normal

Safari 15.1 brings back the browser tabs as Nature intended them to be.

Oct 30: Imperishable by Daygraves (Review)

The latest release from the anonymous one-man band uses searing blackgaze to confront chronic illness.

Click here to see everything that I posted on Opus in October 2021.


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