Opus Digest for April 2023
Some of my favorite things that I posted on Opus last month.
The Dude, Muay Thai action, Neil Gaiman-inspired stop-motion, our favorite Time Lord, Norman Bates, and more.
A quick rundown of last month’s cultural experiences.
Do politics, religion, and the insurance industry still matter in a world ruled by the High Table and its killers?
The synth-pop legends deliver a trio of beautiful orchestral renditions, including a Scott Walker cover.
The new compilation features 55 singles on six LPs or three CDs.
The Twitter CEO’s responses to Substack aren’t sound business decisions. They’re childish tantrums.
Almost six years have passed since their last album.
Airy synth music inspired by Ridge Racer and countless hours of MTV’s Amp.
Denison Witmer’s new single espouses a quiet life in a suitably hushed manner.
If you’ve ever wanted to play a Battle Princess or a hapless isekai hero, then Break!! is the game for you.
Gradients and vertical rhythms and shadows, oh my!
Directed by Jolanda Moletta, the moody video is for Karen Vogt’s ocean-inspired Losing the Sea EP.
This month’s subscriber-only playlist and podcast episode explore U2’s storied discography.
One reason Picard worked as well as it did was that it reveled in the camaraderie between these two old friends.
This is pure nerd catnip.
Here’s everything that I posted on Opus in April 2023.