Mixed Media

May 2011

Hugh Laurie Sings the Blues on the BBC

Hugh Laurie musically performed two tracks from his forthcoming album.


April 2011

‘Glee’ Covers Duck Sauce (and Lykke Li)

In a valiant attempt to stay hip and current (and probably because there were no Katy Perry songs left), this week’s Glee featured Duck


Friendly Fires - “Live Those Days Tonight (Back to ‘89 Rave Montage)”

The self-titled debut of Friendly Fires was the choice of yours truly in PopMatter’s 2008 Slipped discs selection. Since then, the band has released an


Dizraeli - “Million Miles” (stream / video)

Dizraeli’s new track (with his band, the Small Gods), takes a breather from his usual frenetic political diatribes, slowing down his trademark spit-fire delivery


Hooray for Earth - “True Loves” (video)

New Yoork outfit Hooray for Earth traffics in laptop pop. When it comes to videos, however, these dudes throw down like Peter Jackson. Their latest


Full Frame Film Festival 2011: ‘Project Nim’

This film is about the notorious experiment in the ‘70s to raise a chimpanzee in a human environment and teach it sign language.


Full Frame Film Festival 2011: ‘We Still Live Here’

See complete Full Frame coverage here. People speak. People with degrees study speech. The fact that human beings possess language and their tendency to reflect


Lykke Li - “Sadness Is a Blessing” (video)

Sweden’s Lykke Li offers up a mini-film for her latest video “Sadness Is a Blessing” starring herself and fellow Swede Stellan Skarsgård, who


They Might Be Giants: Join Us Advance Tracks

A new EP foreshadowing new album.


Full Frame Film Festival 2011: ‘My Playground’

Hipster architects are fascinated by the activity, and seem to be designing buildings with the intention of allowing maximum access for parkour.


March 2011

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Unexpected Deaths and Hideous Trousers in 'Kamikaze 89'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Rainer Werner Fassbinder is the whole show.

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