Looking for an Outlet: An Interview with Sonny Smith

Looking for an Outlet: An Interview with Sonny Smith

By Pryor Stroud

29 Jul 2016 // 8:08 AM

Sonny Smith -- the bandleader and chief songwriter of the genre-morphing Sonny & The Sunsets -- sees modern existence as a swirl of ephemeral stimuli and microscopic mood swings....

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Miles Davis's Corporeal Score to Louis Malle's 'Elevator to the Gallows'

By Chadwick Jenkins

29 Jul 2016 // 2:30 AM

Davis's score doesn't articulate a narrative in this film; it provides a haunting, corporeal presence that refuses to assimilate to our efforts to find meaning. ...

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In advance of their appearance at Lollapalooza in Chicago, Auerbach talked old bands, new bands, and the production work he does in his increasingly fleeting spare time....

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Panorama Festival: FKA twigs and Arcade Fire Convey Passion>

The inaugural Panorama Festival invited ticket holders into a big, shiny, technology-savvy paradise that carried promise for future installments....

Panorama to New Yorkers: "Gimme All Your Love" and Sweat Stains, Too>

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Paul McCartney Takes Nothing for Granted on 'One on One' Tour>

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20 Questions: Beyond the Wizard's Sleeve

// Sound Affects

"The skull-masked DJs have made a name for themseves with melodic, emotional dance remixes. Now, after a decade of scant singles and comps, their insanely diverse debut finally arrives.

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