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.
The Eternal [stream]
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.
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.
Swedish poppers the Sounds put out a new album this week, Crossing the Rubicon, and have just released a video for the first single. The band seems pretty chuffed that they’ll be playing this on David Letterman’s show June 15th.
Director Lars von Trier recently declared himself to be “the best film director in the world”, at Cannes, where Charlotte Gainsbourg picked up Best Actress for her work in this sure-to-be incendiary film. From the provocative look of trailer, he might be right.