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Elvis Costello dropped by The Tonight Show last night to play “Sulphur to Sugarcane” off his recent country album Secret, Profane and Sugarcane.

Lightning Dust
Infinite Light
(Jagjaguwar)
Releasing: 4 August 2009 (US)

SONG LIST
01 Antonia Jane
02 I Knew
03 Dreamer
04 The Times
05 Never Seen
06 History
07 Honest Man
08 Waiting on the Sun to Rise
09 Wondering What Everyone Knows
10 Take It Home

Lightning Dust
“I Knew” [MP3]
     

by Robert W. Butler / McClatchy Newspapers (MCT)

24 Jun 2009


By now you’ve probably yawned through Bride Wars and Paul Blart and wondered if there’s hope for your DVD player. It’s time to look beyond the blockbusters to find cool movies for hot summer nights. Yes, some of these recommendations are heavy dramas; some even have subtitles. So expand your horizons already.

MILK
Who’s in it: Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, James Franco

Why rent it: Oscar-winner Penn gives one of his greatest performances as the late gay rights leader Harvey Milk. The story tackles a big panorama and finds personal stories that touch, inform and inspire.

Wheat
White Ink, Black Ink
(The Rebel Group)
Releasing: 21 July 2009 (US/UK)

SONG LIST
01 Half of the Time
02 Changes Is
03 My Warning Song
04 El Sincero
05 Living to Die
06 If Everything Falls
07 Music Is Drugs
08 Coke and Tanqueray
09 Two Mountains
10 I Want Less
11 Baby in My Way

Wheat
“Half of the Time” [MP3]
     

Joe Walker of Breakfast at Sulimay’s fame interviews Matthew and Eleanor Friedberger about upcoming Fiery Furnaces album I’m Going Away. As is often the case with his interviews and reviews, Walker fits a history lesson or two into the conversation, which is intercut with songs from Widow City and the new album.

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The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

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"January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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