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Snapshot: Levitation All Lit Up
Meet the visual artists behind the psych music fest’s trippy light shows

May 4, 2018 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

Austin Music Industry Award Winners Announced
Best radio station, record store, club, music writer, and more honored
"...Billie Buck 3) Dan Grissom 4) Jaime Zuverza 5) Fez Moreno Runners-Up: El Duarte, Kerry Awn, Enzo Loechel..."

Feb. 25, 2018 Music Post by James Renovitch

Snapshot: The Electric Church’s Anniversary Party
The DIY venue celebrates one year at the crossroads of Austin’s underground music scene

Feb. 9, 2018 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

Holiday Viewing: Doctor Who at Christmas
Which are the best (and worst) of the BBC classic's Xmas specials?
"...Strax (Dan Starkey). Plus, it might not be a fez, but Smith's battered stovepipe hat is cool...."

Dec. 11, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Running with the Sun Machine
Local psych-pop quintet premieres kaleidoscopic clip
"...Queen’s iconic “Bohemian Rhapsody” video. Ether Wave projection artist Fez Moreno, who with Rendon and Sun Machine bandmates Levi..."

Oct. 9, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Saving Souls at the Electric Church
New venue the Electric Church converts local psychics, and Samuel Grey Horse recounts his mule variations
"...Rendon and Jese Hernandez, and Ether Wave visual architect Fez Moreno. "We want to keep the old version alive..."

June 2, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Allied
WWII espionage thriller can't hold a candle to Casablanca
"...moment, you half-expect Sydney Greenstreet to appear wearing a fez.) In this long introductory segment, the film’s Bogey and..."

Nov. 23, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Gay Place
What an excellent day for an exorcism
"...Björk. Put on by LTP Productions, with visuals by Fez and Will Anderson. Tributers include Botany, Black Books, Hard..."

May 20, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

The Guerrilla 'Escape'
'Escape From Tomorrow' crew talks Disney-dodging at Fantastic Fest
"...Post-screening, Moore and Graham – both wearing the red fez and Jimmy Buffet-y guayabera of the film’s Dad figure..."

Sept. 20, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Takeaways From Fantastic Arcade: Day 1
Life lessons learned through video games and the people who make them
"...Stanley Parable, let slip his opinions about puzzle/exploration game Fez. Little did he know that Fez creator, Phil Fish,..."

Sept. 20, 2013 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Fantastic Arcade Gets the Closing Party It Deserves
Devolver Digital and Wild Rumpus team up to let loose
"...Additionally, Phil Fish, creator of the magical exploration game Fez, and indie gaming's most polarizing character will be DJing...."

Sept. 16, 2013 Screens Post by James Renovitch

This Week's Waste of Time
Three browser games to keep you occupied and unproductive
"...and control. Best known for his soundtracking work on FEZ (my favorite game soundtrack of all time, and my..."

Feb. 8, 2013 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Power On
Top 10 games of 2012
"...2) FEZ (downloadable to Xbox) By the time Polytron finished their..."

Jan. 4, 2013 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

‘Doctor Who’ Watch
7.2: 'Dinosaurs on a Spaceship'
"...the Doctor attempts to prove that in addition to fez hats, Stetsons are cool, too...."

Sept. 9, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Whipping Gamers Into a Frenzy
A taste of the Fantastic Arcade
"...gaming world even if praise for his long-developed game, Fez, is nearly unanimous...."

Sept. 7, 2012 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Playback: KOKE Is Back
The original KOKE returns to a soda fountain near you
"...the street, loyalists exited Sailor's Grave displaying their new fez-themed tattoos. Thursday, the last night of live music at..."

Aug. 10, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

My Love Note to Lovejoys
RIP, Lovejoys
"...advises, “Celebrate your vices,” and though I never attained Fez status, I certainly celebrated testing my limits and honing..."

Aug. 6, 2012 Food Post by Jessi Cape

The LuvDoc's Celebrity Corner
The LuvDoc chats with lactation specialist and writer Kristine Kovach
"...LuvDoc: Fascinating. I hope you get a fez with that or something...."

Aug. 6, 2012 Chronolog Post

Playback: Off With Their Fez!
Lovejoys gets priced off of Sixth Street, Swan Dive pulls back from live music, and the Blind Pets plot their own fundraising scheme.
"...tattoo parlor Sailor's Grave, which will ink $20 Lovejoys fez tattoos for diehards. Blind Pets and Bikinis..."

July 20, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Up Too Early
Google Streetview fashion critique from Nueces Street
"...Put a fez on this guy and he could work any small..."

July 19, 2012 Chronolog Post by The Luv Doc

Lovejoys Closing
Sixth Street Bar & music venue will close its current location
"...Cheers and Long Live The Order of the Fez!..."

July 16, 2012 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Bill Carter
For the Sake of the Song
"...which here are mostly ribald and offbeat. With joint-rolling "Fez" leading the way, Barn is packed with Americana visions..."

April 6, 2012 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Joystick Joy
Two mediums, same ethos at play in 'Indie Game: The Movie'
"...film follows Phil Fish as he struggles to complete Fez, which has been in the works for five years,..."

March 9, 2012 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Gaming Stuff Overheard Online
I've always wanted to have a gossip column, so …
"...bit biased. Whatever about it, any movie that makes Fez developer and co-star of the film, Phil Fish, cry..."

Dec. 15, 2011 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Overheard @ FF
Stolen passports, zombie verisimilitude, and more
"...Fish, the developer behind the Fantastic Arcade Audience Award-winning Fez, which has been in development for five years..."

Sept. 30, 2011 Screens Feature

What I Learned at Fantastic Arcade: Saturday
or, where have all the fishermen gone
"...Fantastic Arcade are heating up. Having the creator of Fez interview the maker of Faraway made for an in..."

Sept. 25, 2011 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Things I Learned at Fantastic Arcade: Bonus Edition
We don't need no stinkin' badges
"...Unless I decide to get that Fez tattoo. UPDATE: Turns out the "Arcade Guest" badge gives..."

Sept. 23, 2011 Screens Post by James Renovitch

What I Learned at Fantastic Arcade: Thursday
or, OMG, I got a new 3-D hat!
"...of a corporation look just a bit more cuddly. Fez is awesome No, seriously, Fez is freakin' awesome. The..."

Sept. 23, 2011 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Let the Games Begin
Fantastic Arcade
"...imitated Radical Fishing for iOS. Polytron's long-awaited perspective-shifting game, Fez, can also be drooled over as we wait for..."

Sept. 23, 2011 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Hugh Hefner's bunny, Fred Flintstone's mustache, and more
"...is a traditional Libyan variant of the North African fez called a chechia...."

July 1, 2011 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

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