Opus Digest for March 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).

Mar 1: March 2021’s Best Streaming Titles: Attack the Block, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Zack Snyder’s Justice League, Godzilla vs. Kong

Aliens vs. London gangsters, another Marvel series, a long-awaited superhero event, monster mayhem, and more.

Mar 3: Godspeed You! Black Emperor Announce New Album, G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END!

It seems rather fitting for the post-rock titans to announce a new album at this particular moment in time.

Mar 4: L​.​Y​.​F by Hong Kong Express (Review)

Hong Kong Express’ final album for the Dream Catalogue label is appropriately pensive and elegiac.

Mar 5: In the Trailer for Shoplifters of the World, Denver Teens Mourn The Smiths’ Breakup

Stephen Kijak’s latest follows a group of teens mourning the breakup of their favorite band in the late ’80s.

Mar 7: New Subscriber Playlist: “A Return to Bushnell”

Subscribers can listen to some of my favorite songs that I recall seeing at the Cornerstone Festival.

Mar 7: What does WandaVision owe Westview?

WandaVision’s finale may have done right by Wanda Maximoff, but what about her former neighbors?

Mar 8: The Lassie Foundation’s Shoegaze Classic California Is Being Reissued

The band’s 1996 debut gets a well-deserved reissue.

Mar 14: “Listen to the Music” by Quiet Force

Quiet Force’s 1988 single evokes a simpler, gentler time of surfing the information superhighway.

Mar 18: “The Right Thing Is Hard To Do” by Lightning Bug

The band’s new single accents their dreampop with a hint of country twang.

Mar 21: “At the End of the Melting Dream” by Yoichiro Yoshikawa

The off-kilter opening theme to the 1994 “Iria” anime series sounds like a pop hit from another solar system.

Mar 25: “Destroy Us” by Beachy Head

Slowdive’s Christian Savill returns with a new collaborative project.

Mar 29: Review Round-Up: Adam Wingard’s Godzilla vs. Kong

What are critics saying about the year’s biggest movie battle royale?