Mixed Media

November 2015

Jill Andrews - “Get Up, Get On” (video) (premiere)

Andrews creates not only a wonderful piece of pop music, but a compelling short film to accompany it.


Dioni - “Shades of Melancholy (George Priniotakis Chillout Remix)” (video) (premiere)

The Australian blends soul and trip-hop on her sultry new single.


October 2015

Grimes - “Flesh Without Blood / Life in the Vivid Dream” (Singles Going Steady)

This is bound to be a pop classic for people who don’t particularly care for pop music.


Chairlift - “Ch-Ching” (Singles Going Steady)

This is the most pop-friendly that Chairlift has ever sounded.


Ringo Starr Releases ‘Photograph’ Collection and is Subject of Short Doc

Famed drummer Ringo Starr is also an avid photographer. At the Strand, Starr discussed images from his collection Photograph with Little Steven Van Zandt.


YACHT - “I Thought the Future Would Be Cooler” (Singles Going Steady)

It's tempting to call this the next Apple commercial tune.


Victories at Sea - ‘Everything Forever’ (album stream) (premiere)

The Birmingham band bridges post-punk and dance on their energetic debut album.


Animalia - “Little Earth” (audio) (premiere)

The dark electronic artist shows great promise on her new single.


Hinds - “Garden” (Singles Going Steady)

It's garage rock with a music video that has the aesthetic of Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom. Whoopee.


Black Atlass - “Haunted Paradise” (Singles Going Steady)

"Haunted Paradise" is an unintentional treat, a delightful confection of idiocy, bad taste, and hubris. A classic of its kind.


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In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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