Inside the Homicidol Mind: This Pikarin Interview Has the Best Title Ever

It’s slow out there, gang; there isn’t even all that much live stuff happening. It’ll pick up again soon! In the meantime, I happen to share the belief that downtime is the best time, because it’s when you can dive deeper into subject matter than you’d usually have time to, and so I’ve been looking […]

The B-side Is the Best Side: BiSH’s ‘NO THANK YOU’

I’ve extolled the virtues of B-sides before, and the reasons why are pretty simple: While the A-side of any single is the big seller, the accompanying track/s will, by nature, be something either a little bit different (to show a different look) or there to please the fans, or even an early version of a […]

The Contenders: Team Homicidols Best of 2022 (So Far)

We lost so many veteran and A-list talents last year that there were thoughts that 2022 would have a dearth of compelling new chika idol releases. To our surprise, the first several months of this new year have instead seen veteran idols producing some of their best ever work while new units have been dropping […]

Your Homicidols Best of 2021

It’s here! The final moments of 2021 and time to unveil the results of the Homicidols community vote for best or, at least, most significant moments and releases of the year. I want to thank everyone for their participation in the voting. We had an awesome turnout which I credit to the incredible talent of […]

Your Team Homicidols Best of 2021

The community voting for Homicidols Best of 2021 has closed. We had a huge turnout this year, so thank you to everyone who cast a ballot! While we tabulate the results and prepare the formal announcement of the winners (to be posted this Friday, December 31st) we thought it would be a good time to […]

VOTE HERE!! Your Homicidols Best of 2021 Ballot

It is time! You’ve spent twelve months watching, streaming, celebrating and grieving all that the world of alternative and underground idol could thrown at you. You’ve told us what you felt were the most significant and compelling moments of the last year.  We (meaning, “primarily Kerrie”; except for writing this intro, Kerrie did almost all […]

It’s Time To Nominate Your Best Of 2021

This Is the Best Song Melon Batake a go go Ever Released

I can’t stop listening to it! So Melon Bat has a new single out at the end of the month. I saw this news and immediately felt very whelmed by it. We here at this website were early adopters of both Melon and Soze’s solo work (thanks, Brian!), and so championed the project’s growth through […]

INforMEL and the Best for Last

This new MV from INforMEL was slated for the Weekender until I actually took a minute to watch it just now. I’ve had my head down a lot lately, with a lot of Day Job plus a training boot camp for another potential change in field PLUS a new course that I’m taking to do […]

Your Team Homicidols Best Of 2020

You didn’t think we were going to let 2020 slip away without giving ourselves a chance to go off about our own personal Best Ofs, did you? No, friend, this annual ordeal may have begun with my commenting on community picks, but nowadays we have ourselves a proper Team post on top of the community. […]