NEW VIDEO!! MTV GET OFF THE AIR!!

I thought I’d post this little treat up for fans of the sublime, rich aesthetically attuned Joan of Arc.  Here is the video for a song off their newest album, He’s Got the Whole This Land is Your Land in His Hands.  It’s entitled, “Never Wintersbone You”  Hope you dig it. PS -it’s got something to […]

‘Sup, y’all?

Hi Everybody!! Hope you are enjoying this year, so far, which, for a minute there felt like a “new year”, the way it always is, you know. Anyway, I’ve been away from the blog too long lately but it’s not cuz I don’t want to write, on the contrary, I’d love nothing better than to […]

Late for the New Year!

Hello Everybody!!!                                                                   C’est moi. I’m back!  Sorry, all you great people who read Independent Review and an extra special sorry to those bands […]

RIP David Bowie (1947-2016)

When I read on the internet that David Bowie had just died, well, the first place I saw it mentioned was, of all places, the comment section on You Tube, where his new video for “★” had been posted.  It had been up there for a few days, so there were already comments.   Then, […]

The Limits of Control

Here is an interesting little read I came across on the web recently.  It is a transcript of a lecture that William S. Burroughs gave – imagine that: 39 years ago!! -in Ann Arbor, Mi, at what was known as the “Teach-In”.  Below this introductory paragraph, you’ll see three words: “MIND CONTROL COMPLETE” – simply […]