WAZU brings metal, synths and a heavy dose of the 80s


Wherever this new wave ‘80s-tinged music trend came from, hopefully it sticks around for a while. If you loved Bowie and Depeche Mode from the ‘80s spun with a hint of Nine Inch Nails, layered over some metal undertones you’ll love WAZU. WAZU comprises Matt and Rizz, two Australian ex-pats currently situated in New York City, but making waves … [Read more...]

Putting down the pen


After nearly six years of writing Rave Reviews for SPIN, I’m putting down my proverbial pen. In September, I started a new position that required me to give up my volunteer commitments for a year. While I’m excited about my new role, I’m sad to say goodbye to the SPIN crew. In this edition of Rave Reviews, I give you some reflections on six years … [Read more...]

Rave Reviews: The Dark Knight Rises and Ted

The Dark Knight Rises

The summer blockbuster season is in full swing, and there are plenty of offerings at your local theatre to get you excited. Whether you’re heading out with the little ones to catch Brave, or for a little comic-inspired action and romance in the new Spiderman, everyone will find something to watch. Now that school is out for me, my schedule has … [Read more...]