Notes from the Road

October 2013

Alt-J: 15 September 2013 - Summerstage, New York (Photos)

Another night, another sold out show in New York. But this time Alt-J marked the end of a season as the last 2013 show on Central Park's Summerstage.


September 2013

Norman Reedus and Canon City Senses Exhibit: 26 September 2013 (Photos)

The Walking Dead's Norman Reedus hosted Canon's three city gallery show, dubbed "City Senses", in New York.


New York Fashion Week: Boy Meets Girl Runway Show

The designer behind Boy Meets Girl collaborated with the Just Dance video game series for a Fashion Week show, plus Austin Mahone performed.


Robert DeLong + Ghost Beach: 12 September 2013 - New York (Photos)

DeLong creates loose and unfettered electronic music aimed at getting your body moving and, more importantly, he has fun while doing it.


North Mississippi Allstars: 11 September 2013 - New York (Photos & Stream)

A North Mississippi Allstars performance will satisfy your appetite for blues guitar and then some.


TIFF 2013: ‘12 Years a Slave’ (dir. Steve McQueen, 2013)

In our final review from TIFF 2013, PopMatters joins the chorus of praise for Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave.


AlunaGeorge: 5 September 2013 - Bowery Ballroom, New York (Photos)

AlunaGeorge may be relatively new, but their debut New York performance confidently brought life to their debut Body Music.


TIFF 2013: Gerontophilia (dir. Bruce LaBruce) / Young and Beautiful (dir. François Ozon)

Two films about teenage sexuality yielding contrasting results: Bruce LaBruce's Gerontophilia is a hilarious and heartbreaking portrait of a teenager's passion for an octogenarian, while François Ozon's Young & Beautiful is a chic yet tacky take on a teenage girl's decision to prostitute herself.


This Is Hip Hop: Summerstage 2013 Series - New York (Photos)

One of the best things about New York City is its annual SummerStage series.


TIFF 2013: August: Osage County (dir. John Wells, 2013)

At TIFF, Alex Ramon enjoys the deluxe casting in John Wells's film of August: Osage County, especially Meryl Streep's scenery chewin' turn, but finds the material to be too much of a calculated dysfunction-fest.


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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Country Fried Rock: Jonny "Two Bags" Wickersham of Social Distortion

// Sound Affects

"Social Distortion launches a 25th anniversary tour this week, playing their 1990 self-titled album in its entirety -- the album that introduced me to country music.

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