Deafheaven’s 2017 Tour Setlists: An Analysis

Posted in Concert Reviews, Esoterica, Exclusives, Reviews, Setlists with tags , , , , , on 04/09/2017 by kurtorzeck

Deafheaven’s setlist from their show at Mardi Gras in Boise on 3.25.17

When Deafheaven played their first show in Boise on March 25 — at Mardi Gras, a venue typically reserved for wedding functions — they provided the five-day Treefort Music Fest with its only dose of shoe-gazing black metal. Continue reading

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Louis C.K. Jokes About Having Bestiality Sex with a Goat on ‘SNL’

Posted in Comedy, Reviews with tags , , on 04/09/2017 by kurtorzeck

Louis C.K. jokes about goat sex during his stint hosting last night’s “SNL”

Check out my review of Louis C.K.’s monologue from last night’s “Saturday Night Live” on Monsters and Critics.

The Violent Sleep Of Reason Episode 3, 4.5.17

Posted in The Violent Sleep of Reason with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 04/05/2017 by kurtorzeck

Mastodon’s “Emperor of Sand”

The Bad Penny’s new program through Radio Free America, “The Violent Sleep of Reason,” focuses on new and upcoming heavy-metal releases. The show’s third installment featured new cuts by Mastodon, Warbringer and Falls of Rauros.

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Louis C.K.’s ‘2017’ Special: Abortions, Beheadings And Lots Of Laughs

Posted in Comedy, Reviews with tags on 04/05/2017 by kurtorzeck

Louis C.K. brings the cringe on his new Netflix special, “2017”

Check out my review of Louis C.K.’s new Netflix special, “2017,” on Monsters and Critics.

The Violent Sleep Of Reason Episode 2, 3.29.17

Posted in The Violent Sleep of Reason with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 04/02/2017 by kurtorzeck

Orm’s “Orm”

The Bad Penny’s new program through Radio Free America, “The Violent Sleep of Reason,” focuses on new and upcoming heavy-metal releases. The show’s second installment featured new cuts by ORM, Cut Up and Isenordal.

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The Violent Sleep Of Reason Episode 1, 3.22.17

Posted in Violent Sleep of Reason with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 04/02/2017 by kurtorzeck

Meshuggah’s “The Violent Sleep of Reason”

The premiere episode of The Bad Penny’s “The Violent Sleep of Reason” radio show featured the song after which the show was named, as well as new cuts by King of Asgard, Woe and Dodecahedron.

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The Bad Penny Has A New Metal Radio Show!

Posted in The Violent Sleep of Reason with tags , on 04/02/2017 by kurtorzeck

The Bad Penny recently launched a new program through Radio Free America that cherry-picks from the best new and upcoming heavy-metal releases.

The Radio Boise/KRBX show is called “The Violent Sleep of Reason,” named after one of the best albums of last year (h/t Meshuggah). It airs terrestrially on Wednesday mornings from 1 a.m. to 3 a.m. Mountain Time in the U.S., and also airs live online here.

Listen to and check out the playlists for the first two editions of “The Violent Sleep of Reason” here and here.

The show spotlights the best metal tracks released during the previous week, songs from highly anticipated upcoming albums, and cuts by bands with recent or upcoming shows in Boise. The show also highlights one Boise-area metal band each week, right around 2 a.m.

Interested in getting played on “The Violent Sleep of Reason”? Email korzeck at gmail dot com.