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Andrew Milliken

‘The Money Store’ debuts from Death Grips

February 24, 2015

[cft] Insanity, murder and wearing faces like Yamakas are everyday topics for the noisy, macabre band Death Grips on its major label debut, “The Money Store.” The California-based hip-hop trio, which made waves in 2011 […]

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Andrew Milliken

‘Soldier’s Heart,’ a heart-wrenching drama, premieres Friday

February 21, 2015

[cft] Sexual assault and post-traumatic stress disorder plague a soldier returning from Iraq  in  Indiana  University of Pennsylvania’s production of “Soldier’s Heart,” a gut-wrenching  drama by award-winning playwright Tammy Ryan. When Casey Johnson deploys to […]

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Andrew Milliken

Valentine’s Day dates on a college budget

February 13, 2015

[cft] It’s that most romantic of holidays once again. Celebratory for couples and bane of singles and lonely hearts, Valentine’s Day is as polarizing as it is recognized. What to do to celebrate a day […]

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Andrew Milliken

Sound Effects: Viet Cong

February 4, 2015

[cft] From the remains of post-punk band Women’s remains emerges Viet Cong, a bleak, noise-tinged outfit whose self-titled debut album dropped Jan. 20. Similarly hailing from the Great White North, Viet Cong concocts music that […]