Once upon a time, a younger girl dreamed of a place where the coffee was awesome and the people were cool. She heard the tales of an ‘old fashioned’ record store where the music was amazing a store like the one she grew up with. Not some big box warehouse. A local, neighborhood store that […]

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When I use the term “artist” I try to use it sparingly. Art is a term in which defines multiple mediums. A person who paints is a painter, a person who writes is a writer, and a person who makes music is a musician. The term artist is one that encompasses a person who does […]

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The video for the single “Queen of Chinatown” off of The Controversy’s latest album Don’t Count On Me is another artistic stunner. For those who have not seen The Controversy’s videos before, they aren’t afraid to flex their artistic muscles. This time is no different. With the “Queen of Chinatown” we have the chance to […]

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In this week’s Up! All Night … The Artist D & Ann Marie discuss the need for a good latte and if cactus cameras are infringing upon our personal freedoms. Residents of an Arizona town are scanning everyone’s license plate inconspicuously. What’s the point? Ann Marie discovers what a real cactus looks like and Artist […]

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America has a gun problem. When guns have killed more Americans on U.S. soil since 1968, than died on all the battlefields of all the wars in America’s history?1  Denial is no longer an option. But instead of a serious discussion about how to best balance the individual right to own guns against society’s right to […]

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Another year in The Jupiter Room draws to a close and we are leaving 2017 in style, wheel-spinning down the drive and spraying pebbles into the Koi pond with a brilliant mix from Paul Davies, a musical polymath with more strings than a Venusian harp. Nobody ‘gets’ The Jupiter Room quite like Paul and he […]

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photo by Nina Westervelt The Brooklyn-based indie rockers Bear Hands are releasing their third album, You’ll Pay For This, on April 15th. The album reveals a sound that is more polished and mature yet retains all of its edge. An accomplishment made possible, in part, by the fact that the band’s line-up remains the four […]

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We’re now halfway through the year.  How has it been for you?  It seems you can’t go online without being hit with the news of some disaster, some high profile celebrity death, or crass, divisive politics.  Post-millennium tension is nothing new… we’ve been sliding into meltdown for quite some time but we always have music to […]

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There is no logic behind being shy and intimidated when it comes to the nature of flesh. I never let how I look(ed) stop me from pursuing what I want. The mindset for it is easy, but it depends on your intentions. The people will say that they were intimidated to approach a “cute” person […]

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  I just got home from a documentary that made my head spin. It’s a movie about art, celebrity, identity, the nature of truth, credibility, and also about vicious moral outrage and righteous indignation. That indignation might have faded a touch since this story’s “big reveal”, but the two elderly women across the aisle from […]

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Here is a bit of contemporary Germany for you. This is Safi, a dark powerhouse and badass band I discovered at a show in Berlin some months ago. Safi is the lead singer, guitarist and electronic producer. Matthias Becker is on the bass and guitar and Frank Semmer is the drummer who came from the […]

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So how about that American presidential election? Yeah. Not the most benign conversation opener, that one. And while I know many people around the world are waiting for the cameras to come out of the shadows and tell us we’ve been punked, I’m just going to rip the band-aid off and say it out loud: […]

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Starting with the end of post-colonialist whitewashed consumerist eco-nightmarish Christ-mass itself. I have way too much to say about this transvestite of a celebration to fit in here, so let me just ask you: why is baby Jesus, born in the Middle East, white? Why is Santa white (with a red coat), and how come […]

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Early in the year, many of us try to take good resolutions: not smoke in bed, take the trash out more regularly, be more pleasant at work…and some of us decide to leave everything behind and make a new life for themselves. Lynn Loetje Loe is one of these people, I have been following her activities […]

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In a place on the edge of reality where magic is real, a community is threatened by dark forces that lurk ominously around every shadowed corner. Insidious secrets come to light and bizarre cults are exposed. A professor and paranormal scholar must save his students from a grisly demise as evil from another world invades […]

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Word has reached us that we have lost another gem of the art underground. A provocateur by simply being himself, Walt Cessna was so very Correct. If you had the pleasure of knowing or working with Walt you would know all about this Correctness he speaks of. Walt Cessna was pounding the pavement of the […]

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“Artists know all about rebirth and their many deaths. Art thrives and then reinvents. Sometimes we have a rebirth while only half finished with the canvas.” — The Artist D, Fourculture’s Executive Editor Issue 21 shines a spotlight on IAMX, MC LARS, Chelsea Wolfe, Boris Eldagsen, Dorian Dawes and the underground electronica scene in Liverpool.

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LA’s Ships Have Sailed have a knack for creating uplifting music, and their latest effort “Up” is no exception. Today, we have the pleasure of premiering the band’s ‘Lo-Mix’ – a mellow & exposed version of the original track that really brings forth the power of the song’s lyrics. Vocalist Will Carpenter utters, “Stand up…stand […]

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  I am driving early morning. All the weather news the previous night had been about the oncoming storm about to hit the UK. (For all our international readers that translates as strong wind).  The feeling in the air was that it had been and gone, the half-light giving way to a lighter and less […]

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Ah the New Year TM the time of the year to give thanks for the things in our lives and to look forward to the New Year.  Wait, is that right?  No, that’s Thanksgiving.  Yeah, Thanksgiving is the day we give thanks for stuff.  New Years is for making promises to ourselves that we never […]

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November’s show features a guest mix from electronic producer Kieran Mahon who turns in an atmospheric, minimal and drone-heavy mix. His use of space, samples and shadowy soundscapes creates an immersive and ambient trip. Kieran‘s own compositions are built with textural layers of sound reminiscent of 1970’s Tangerine Dream evoking the haunted and bewitching dream-weaving of […]

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What’s love got to do, got to do with it? Pretty big question. I’m not sure Tina Turner really got to the nub of the issue in her 1984 hit of the same name. As that sentence. Not that one. The first one. Without the repetition. Anyway…Tina didn’t write the lyrics. She may well have […]

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