William Gibson

  • Calendar

    May 22, 2014
  • Blogs

    May 9, 2013

    Ra Ra Riot on Lineup Changes, The Singularity, and Blade Runner

    By Chris Parker Syracuse's Ra Ra Riot -- set to play Du Hot Club De Bizarre Thursday night -- began playing college parties, and before long they'd found a strange, intoxicating sweet spot between spiky Pixies-inflected post-punk and chamber pop that earned them comparisons to fellow emerging New Y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2012

    What Is "Seapunk," and What Did Rihanna and Azealia Banks Do To It?

    I can't believe there's actually a Twitter war going on (when isn't there a war on Twitter?) over the legitimacy of #Seapunk. What's that "hashtag seapunk," you ask? Imagine if you took Lisa Frank's fetish for porpoises, ran it through crappy late-'90s Geocities GIFs, and added some terrible, too- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2012

    Com Truise: Not Quite the Future, Not Quite The Past

    As Com Truise, east coaster Seth Haley struggles with something resembling a gear fetish, owning close to 15 vintage synthesizers. Naturally, his instrumental monsters stem from some of the most influential '80s New Wave acts, from New Order to Berlin to Depeche Mode, but his grip on EDM, self-descr ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 31, 2011
  • Calendar

    April 17, 2008

    Noir Lord

    Hardboiled Hammett meets Gibsonian cyberpunk

  • Film

    January 3, 2008

    The Way He Lives Now

    As his fourth film in a decade arrives in theaters, the movies' most enigmatic leading man reveals the method behind his onscreen madness

  • Music

    January 4, 2007
  • Calendar

    February 5, 2004

    When and Wear

    The fashion-forward look back

  • Music

    June 26, 2003

    Dub Bomb!, Baby

    The influence of Jamaican remixes has spread far and wide since British punk rockers took to dub reggae in the 1970s.

  • Culture

    June 12, 2003

    Hammer of the Gods

    With a handful of artists, 'classic rock' is not a pejorative

  • News

    July 3, 1997

    Ket Nip

    Veterinarians know it as Ketamine, a small-animal tranquilizer. Valley drug users call it Special K, and it's not just for breakfast anymore.