October 2013 – Antigravity Magazine
Reviews, October 2013


Guidance Counseling: Guantanamo Baywatch

If you projected Repo Man onto the same screen as Point Break, you might get a whiff of what Portland’s Guantanamo Baywatch is all about. Not only did they hit the band name jackpot, but…Read full article

Red Light Fever: The Mix for October

Hopefully everybody has come to grips with the loss of Piety Street Recording last month. Luckily, we didn’t lose any monumental New Orleans recording studios this month and there’s plenty to be excited about for…Read full article

Reality Bites: Tap on Tchoup

Listen up, beer lovers! The craft beer scene in New Orleans has taken another thunderous leap forward: NOLA Brewing’s taproom is now open for business. Fresh beer is the best beer when it comes to…Read full article

Horrorscopes: Play it Cool

Everything changes. It’s what life is about. But like the seasons, life follows rhythms and patterns. The up, the down, the high, the low. If you pay close attention, you can feel the rhythm of…Read full article

Letter from the Editor: Frowny Faces

I don’t know if it’s from the view on high that my editor’s perch allows, but sometimes from here it looks like there’s a lot of finger-wagging going on out there, a lot of hurt…Read full article


Rock the Oaks: AG Writers’ Picks for Voodoo 2013

Voodoo 2013 or Lollapalooza  ‘95? Hard  to tell with this year’s lineup, which is topped by icons of  the last millenium like Pearl Jam and the Cure. But  hey, those were some golden times to…Read full article

Dog Days with Shovels and Rope

In April of 2012 ANTIGRAVITY sat down to talk with a couple from South Carolina. They called themselves Shovels & Rope and they were down-to-earth, talented road warriors just starting to make a name for themselves….Read full article

Yours In Struggle: The Free Southern Theatre’s 50th Anniversary

Although the Free Southern Theater operated in New Orleans from 1965 to 1980 and was a national leader in the Black Arts Movement, pioneering new aesthetic forms that influenced future generations of poets and performing…Read full article

New Orleans Vampire Report, Fall 2013

On the occasions I’ve tasted human blood, nearly all of which coincided with my being hit in the face, I’ve found the flavor neither delicious nor life-granting. I am not, it seems, a vampire. But…Read full article

Cry You One Lets the Land Speak

Botanical epidemiologist Carol Carl delivered an urgent message at this year’s Earth Day festivities on Bayou St. John. Dressed in all white, she nervously explained to a crowd gathered in the children’s tent that a…Read full article

The Best Food I Ate All Summer: New Orleans Community Kitchen

Many cities in America have some kind of alternative or fringe community-led food share, such as Food Not Bombs. In New Orleans, we have the New Orleans Community Kitchen. In their own words, the Commie…Read full article

Guerrilla Gourmet: An Interview with Nico from New Orleans Community Kitchen

When did Community Kitchen start here in New Orleans and why did you choose to call it something other  than Food Not Bombs? Nico: New Orleans Community Kitchen started in its current form in January…Read full article

Groovy! Evil Dead: The Musical Hails to the King

Fans of the horror genre are familiar in some way with the legendary Evil Dead trilogy  of films: The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn and Army of  Darkness. Written, directed and co-…Read full article

Tireshreddin’ GonerFest 10 Highlights

Four days of my favorite music festival in BBQ Land and I am stuffed and fried… but not at all ready to leave C-Boy’s sweet guest-cabana / man-cave. Since 2005*, Goner Records has brought together…Read full article

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Reviews, October 2013

BANTAM  FOXES TRIUMPH (INDEPENDENT) To pigeonhole the music of Bantam Foxes into a niche known as ‘90s rock is to miss how far brothers Sam and Collin McCabe, in league with hard-hitting drummer Jared Marcell,…Read full article