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New Laura Gibson video: Domestication

Video: Laura Gibson – “Domestication” From Goners, due October 26 on Barsuk. You know how we feel about cults around here. We love ’em! Laura Gibson told NPR, “The song ‘Domestication’ took form as a fable, the story of wolf trying and failing to live as a woman. I was thinking a lot about shape-shifting. … Continue reading New Laura Gibson video: Domestication

I Was a Nine Year Old Cultist

I love this movie: The Source Family. It details the formation and history of your proto-typical southern Californian 70s cult. Founded by entrepreneur-judo champ-war hero-man-killer-turned-spiritual-guru-and natural-food-purveyor, Jim Baker, The Source Family did a lot of its recruiting via a psych-rock band comprised of Family members. Over the years, the band recorded several highly collectable albums … Continue reading I Was a Nine Year Old Cultist