Wednesday, July 29 2009
Part 2 of our video venture through lost musical geniuses discovers an unhappier tradition in The UK, where comebacks are not de rigeur! Exemplars include Joe Meek, Brian Jones, Syd Barrett, and Ian Curtis.
Sunday, August 24 2008
The kids who grew up in the '90s had the haunted Kurt Cobain; my generation had the tormented Ian Curtis.
Sunday, June 1 2008
Sunday, November 11 2007
What could have easily ended up as a humorless exercise in hipster excess turns out warm and snappy.
Wednesday, November 7 2007
Despite occasional strange and impossibly intimate reveries, the film lapses frequently into biopickish shorthand.
Thursday, October 25 2007
Thursday, October 11 2007
Monday, June 11 2007
To some, Joy Division's music is depressing. To others, who've trailed along where the music takes them, it's cathartic.