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Remembering Miami Independent Film Director Joel Sotolongo

Fellow Miami creative and friend of tuffgnarl.com Joel Sotolongo has lost his battle with cancer. Joel directed two films Work of Art and That Was Piddie Korn. He was actively working on a third film titled Rolling 20s before his death. Sotolongo was known a staunch advocate for independent guerrilla film-making in Miami and was a wealth of knowledge […]

Interview: Craig Flipy – Punk rock cinematographer / Bigfoot hunter

Slider image from the URTC video for The People Are Home. Craig Flipy has filmed numerous videos for Recess Records and photographed touring bands passing through California or his now home of Portland, Oregon. Flipy has also worked filming the wildly popular Animal Planet reality show, Finding Bigfoot, and is currently in the process of making the documentary, Crappy Little […]

Nine Inch Nails “Hesitation Marks” Review

Like half of the albums Trent Reznor and company have released since Pretty Hate Machine helped prompt a shift of sound in 1989, Hesitation Marks — Nine Inch Nails’ eighth studio album in 25 years — opens with a swelling instrumental track that marches right up to (but never quite seamlessly transitions into) the next. […]