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Friday, April 17 2015

Emile Haynie: We Fall

Underground-turned-super producer Emile Haynie (KiD CuDi, Lana Del Ray, Eminem) stunt-casts his debut like crazy (Randy Newman?!) and against the odds crafts a very firm pop record out of the attention deficit.


Thursday, April 16 2015

Vincent D’Onofrio Probes Souls of ‘Broken Horses’, ‘Daredevil’ Characters

Vincent D’Onofrio never had aspirations to be the leading man. He wanted to be a character actor.


Jared C. Balogh Releases ‘Music For Rhymers and Lyrical Designers’ for Free

Somewhat counterintuitively, modern composer Jared C. Balogh rediscovers his hip-hop roots by not rapping with his new release -- which, like most of his music, is available to download for free.


‘Wolf Hall’ Is a Thrilling High-stakes Game in Henry VIII’s Court

How much Wolf Hall can one nation outside the Commonwealth stand? Apparently, quite a bit when you consider the number of Anglophiles, prestige-hounds, royal soap opera addicts and ugly divorce rubberneckers among us.


Lindsey Cohen - ‘Distance Makes Me Sensitive’ (EP stream) (Premiere)

New York City singer/songwriter Lindsey Cohen brings rocking riffs and pensive introspection in equal measures with her new EP, Distance Makes Me Sensitive.


The Staves - “Black and White (Live at Wilton’s Music Hall)” (video)

In the final installment of their live gig at London's Wilton's Music Hall, the sibling trio the Staves perform the lush "Black and White".


Seth Glier: If I Could Change One Thing

Seth Glier abstains from pretense and offers instead an album filled unbridled pop perfection.


‘Tangerines’ Is a Quiet War Film

As this Estonian-Georgian film shows, in harsh wartime conditions, something as unassuming as bringing in a tangerine crop safely becomes a significant metaphorical act.


20 Questions: Cannibal Ox (Sound Affects) [16.Apr.15]
Self-improvement Through ‘Bloodborne’ (Moving Pixels) [16.Apr.15]
Lapalux: Lustmore (Reviews) [16.Apr.15]
James Blackshaw: Summoning Suns (Reviews) [16.Apr.15]
The Damnwells: The Damnwells (Reviews) [16.Apr.15]
Michael Vincent Waller: The South Shore (Capsule Reviews) [15.Apr.15]
Jimmy Edgar: Fabriclive 79 (Capsule Reviews) [15.Apr.15]
Elliphant: One More (Capsule Reviews) [15.Apr.15]
The 10 Best One-and-Done Directors (Short Ends and Leader) [15.Apr.15]
Villagers: Darling Arithmetic (Reviews) [15.Apr.15]
Beth Hart: Better Than Home (Reviews) [15.Apr.15]
Boz Scaggs: A Fool to Care (Reviews) [15.Apr.15]
Why Does David Lynch Keep Doing This to Us? (Short Ends and Leader) [14.Apr.15]
The Fictional Life of the Wombats (Features) [14.Apr.15]
Calexico: Edge of the Sun (Reviews) [14.Apr.15]
Delta Rae: After It All (Reviews) [14.Apr.15]
Folk Family Revival: Water Walker (Reviews) [14.Apr.15]
Madeon: Adventure (Reviews) [14.Apr.15]
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