Radio Free Blissville Redux

Radio Free Blissville Redux

Just posted a couple days ago is this version of the short film Radio Free Blissville. The soundtrack features a brief, but significant contribution by nickname: Rebel. I have not seen this version before and am guessing it is, if not the definitive version, then, possibly, the final one...

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DC Comics ReBoot by Simon Gane

DC Comics ReBoot by Simon Gane

Like most sane people, I would prefer to see the upcoming reboot, renumbering, digital same-timeness from the DC Comics division of Warner’s Military-Industrial Entertainment Complex designed by the more capable level heads available from the ranks of their core of Vertigo and Wildstorm...

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Books, Books, Books!

Books, Books, Books!

So, here we are, at long last, with the sequel to the “Lost Awesome Book Cover Designs” post. Unlike that previous posting, I can thoroughly endorse these ten covers as being very awesome. I’ve been collecting these in the last several months. You will quickly noticed that...

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Devin Gary & Ross: “4 Corners”

Devin Gary & Ross: “4 Corners”

Mr. Ross Goldstein, a key component of Jason Martin‘s post-Brown Cuts Neighbors band Evolution Revolution has been active lately as a member of Devin, Gary & Ross. Devin being Devin Flynn and Gary being Gary Panter. Their new EP was just profiled over on Altered Zones. Check that, and...

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New Offset Needle Radius Release on YDLMIER

New Offset Needle Radius Release on YDLMIER

Josh Baker’s Offset Needle Radius has just released a cassette on the YDLMIER label. “Sounds on this release improvised using prepared bicycle wheels, microcassette and effects. A surprising variety of sounds and textures here to set you off balance and on the road without...

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Buy Simon Gane Original Art

Buy Simon Gane Original Art

For the first time ever, Simon Gane is selling original art online. And it is at very nice prices. It’s mostly pages from his graphic Novel with Andi Watson – Paris – and a couple of T-Shirts.

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Preorder the Doris Encyclopedia

Cindy Crabb has just sent us a communique to announce that she is funding part of the printing on the latest collection of her popular Doris zine with a Kickstarter project. Her first collection Doris: An Anthology 1991-2001 is still available. The Encyclopedia of Doris is due the end of July...

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Offset Needle Radius Release Show Friday

Who YDLMIER V – Tape Release Show When Friday, May 13, 2011 8:00pm – All Ages Where Flandrew Floft (map) email for directions – Zerfallt [at] gmail [dot] com Boston, MA, USA Other Info Release show for new cassettes on the Ydlmier label. The new 47 minute “Spoke...

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Coming Soon: Nelson

Coming Soon: Nelson

This is the one graphic novel you will want to grab this coming holiday season. A truly unique project, that features the cream of the crop of current UK comic artists. Included are Wow Cool’s house anarchist Simon Gane, serious big favorite here, Mr. John Allison (Bad Machinery) and good...

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New From Wow Cool: Psycho Donuts Postcards

New From Wow Cool: Psycho Donuts Postcards

Brand new from Wow Cool and available exclusively at Psycho Donuts is this set of four colorful postcards (They look infinitely better than the crappy phone photo above) They are a mere 75 cents each (or three for two dollars). So, get on down to either PD location in Campbell or San Jose...

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Enjoy The Fireworks

Hello. WowCool.com is undergoing a massive, and quite public and live, stripdown and rebuild over the next few days. Things will be looking a bit different as they are ripped apart and pasted back up in different order. Most of the content – the posts and pages – will remain...

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Pete Von Petrin Live on KPSU April 23, 2011

[soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/14202928″] As mentioned here recently, Pete Von Petrin just did a little West Coast Tour with his noise making springs and such. To close things off he made an appearance on Portland’s KPSU with fellow local sound meister...

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The Beauty of Urban Decay 2

The Beauty of Urban Decay 2

As documented earlier, we continue to build with either no real purpose to the buildings themselves or no realistic plan to sustainably maintain these buildings. There is much glorious decay that remains to be explored by the intrepid and the foolish. Infiltration zine has done a great deal to...

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(Un) Pleasant Over Drones at Resound Falmouth 2011

(Un) Pleasant Over Drones at Resound Falmouth 2011

Resound Falmouth 2011 was a three day festival of sound art, contemporary audio performance and installations that happened in Falmouth/Penryn in Cornwall UK March 25-27, 2011. The event was centered around the local community radio station Source FM. The event included presentations, talks and...

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Pete Von Petrin West Coast Tour

I’m writing this right after getting home from the second show on Pete Von Petrin’s West Coast Spring Tour, where I joined him for a special fognozzle reunion. Thank you so much to the super enthusiastic (and freaking huge) West Oakland crew! As one guest told me, “the room is...

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See fognozzle Reunited in Oakland Friday

See fognozzle Reunited in Oakland Friday

Mid-1990s noise project fognozzle – a collaboration between Pete Von Petrin and Marc Arsenault (me) – is getting back together for a show on Friday night in our old home base of Oakland, California. fognozzle never really got out of the warehouse, but did appear on the Mandibles in...

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