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by Sarah Zupko

3 Jun 2009


Moody music and fitting sepia tones in this new video from Spektor’s upcoming project Far.

by Joe Tacopino

3 Jun 2009


Today is the birthday of Allen Ginsberg, celebrated beat poet and social activist who died in 1997. Here’s a video of him giving a reading at City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco. We miss you Allen.

by Joe Tacopino

3 Jun 2009


Here comes the sludge! Sonic Youth’s new album, The Eternal, isn’t due out until next week, but the band is more than happy to give you a sneak peek via iLike.com.

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by Matt Mazur

2 Jun 2009


Hungarian auteur Bela Tarr’s newest mysterious feature features an outrageously crisp black and white visual style and the dynamic Tilda Swinton. The film is brought directly to your cable box by IFC, via OnDemand and IFC Festival Direct.

by Joe Tacopino

2 Jun 2009


The guitar-loving Conan O’Brien has finally taken over The Tonight Show and describes his first musical guest as “one of the greatest rock bands in the world”. We wonder if Jay Leno would agree.

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