Opus Digest for October 2020
Highlighting Opus' best content from the previous month.
|Jason Morehead||Nov 1|
It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the constant stream of articles, posts, and tweets. It’s hard to know what you’ve missed. To help with that, I compile a list of each month’s most notable posts and reviews (i.e., the Reader’s Digest version of Opus).
Enter Sandman, Lone Starr vs. Dark Helmet, the return of Baby Yoda, Bruce Lee, and more.
Subscribers can listen to a selection of artists whose songs bear the Cocteau Twins’ indelible touch.
With its beloved characters, gripping storylines, and impressive world-building, The Expanse is sci-fi TV par excellence.
10/15: “Un-Savage” by Luxury
The legendary indie-rock quintet return with a collection of unreleased material.
10/17: “Shamed” by Iress
Iress’ latest album is another sublime example of how metal and shoegaze can complement each other.
The New York outfit’s music conjures up wide-open spaces and desert vistas perfect for a pandemic-inspired getaway.
Pixar’s latest feature, a heady trip into spiritual realms, will be released on Disney+ this Christmas.
10/19: “Metaz form8” by Autechre
The electronic duo’s latest album contains moments of subtle beauty quite unlike their previous output.
The Moscow-based band walks the line between Cure-ish post-punk and shoegazer-y atmospherics.
Critics react to the latest version of the legendary manga and anime anti-hero, now in 3DCG.
The indie RPG has announced some big plans for the coming year.
The cover of this funk classic is Khruangbin at their Khruangbin-iest.
Click here to see everything I published on Opus in the month of October 2020.
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