Benjamin is a fairweather cinephile and closet pop pushover from the affluent swamplands of Princeton, New Jersey. Nestled happily in the moist cocoon of post-graduate work at Northwestern University, he writes on music in his fleeting spare time and should probably be ignored at all costs.
Stop Laughing: A Difference of Laughter Between British and American Hitchcock | 13 Jun 2010 // 4:00 PM
While Hitchcock is famous for the humor that he injects into his thrillers, there are striking differences in the humor between his British and American periods.
Andy Stott: Faith in Strangers | 24 Nov 2014 // 8:06 PM
With an astonishing lead single and an enveloping album besides, the Manchester producer offers the most vivid expression of his ghostly, brooding vision yet.
Run the Jewels: Run the Jewels 2 | 11 Nov 2014 // 8:06 PM
A bluesy howl of addictive beats, political fury, and hypnotic technique, the sequel to Run the Jewels' triumphant debut bests the original in every way.
Root Spirits: Blues That'll Put Hair on Your Chest | 7 Aug 2012 // 4:00 AM
Athens duo is releasing a recording a week of tectonic electric blues until they get signed for their full-length debut.