Notes from the Road

October 2011

CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival Returns to NYC October 18 -22

Three decades of breaking new bands into the industry spotlight.

#OccupyWallStreet: 30 September 2011 - New York

False information about a free Radiohead show drew a large crowd to the Occupy Wall Street demonstration.

Francisca Valenzuela: 20 September 2011 - New York

While Chilean-American singer-songwriter Francisca Valenzuela doesn’t possess Fiona Apple’s antipathy, an artist she is often compared to, she does have equal command of

September 2011

Wilco + Nick Lowe: 22 September 2011 - New York

The threat of rain didn't prevent Wilco from playing to a sold-out crowd in Central Park last Thursday night.

AM & Shawn Lee: 22 September 2011 - New York

A collaboration formed by friendship takes band on the road

Miguel Zenón: 15 September 2011 - New York

Miguel Zenón and his quartet performed selections from his newest record.

Surfer Blood: 16 September 2011 - Los Angeles

Surfer Blood's captured performance at the Echoplex.

Toronto International Film Festival 2011: ‘A Dangerous Method’

David Cronenberg's latest is a chilly study of the creative and competitive triangle between Sigmund Freud (Viggo Mortensen), Carl Jung (Michael Fassbender), and the lesser-known Sabina Spielrein (Keira Knightly) in the early years of the 20th century.

Toronto International Film Festival 2011: ‘The Day’

Can a cannibal ever truly be redeemed? For the answer to this Augustinian question I guess you could watch The Day, but it's probably better to just let that be one of life's unaswerables.

Motopony: 15 September 2011 – New York

Live performance as another way of experiencing a band.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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