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Friday, February 13 2015

Richie Kotzen - “In an Instant” (video) (Premiere)

The reputable virtuoso guitarist Richie Kotzen and a merry band of musicians dive into a spirited jam on his latest music video, "In an Instant".


‘The Slap’ May Challenge Notions of Fault, But in the End Abuse Is Abuse

The Slap seems to be mostly about anger. Male anger in particular.


Amazon’s New TV Police Procedural ‘Bosch’ Has a Solid Hold on the Thin Blue Line

Not since HBO’s Game of Thrones has a new series had such a well-established following.


My Midnight Heart - “Salome” (video) (Premiere)

Puerto Rican songwriter Angelica Allen, aka My Midnight Heart, pairs her darkly beautiful tune "Salome" with an alluring and mysterious video collage.


Thursday, February 12 2015

Cartoons Are Serious Art and Now They’re Taking a Stand for Freedom of Expression

Authoritarianism and cartooning are oil and water. Strict commitment to a set of irreducible beliefs and doctrines, which fundamentalists of every religious stripe maintain, is a big, fat, even irresistible target for a cartoonist — and it drives the object of ridicule crazy.


The UK’s Next Big Thing SOAK Shares “Sea Creatures” (video) + Tour Dates

Up-and-coming British singer SOAK is having a hell of a wind-up to the release of her debut album.


Underworld, Heller and Farley, and the Misterons - “Baby Wants to Ride” (audio)

In memory of the legendary DJ and producer Frankie Knuckles, a team of English artists -- Underworld, Heller and Farley, the Misterons -- have covered his "Baby Wants to Ride".


Has America Turned Into a Spoof of Itself?

Did postmodernism kill literary satire? I’ve been wondering about this in the wake of the terror attack on the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, known for its caricatures of the prophet Muhammad; one appears on the cover of the first issue after the attack, brandishing a placard that declares “Je suis Charlie” while shedding a tear.


Panda Elliot - “Guerrero (Remix by _AlexPatri_)” (audio) (Premiere)

"Guerrero", a track off the Argentinian musician and producer Panda Elliot's latest album Forastera, is given a supremely danceable remix, boosted by laser-sharp synths.


Wednesday, February 11 2015

Great Battle in Art-Law History Moves to the Big Screen

All is quiet on that front for Los Angeles attorney E. Randol Schoenberg, who starred in one of the great battles in art-law history, as he awaits the release of Woman in Gold, which tells that tale on the big screen. It’s scheduled to open in U.S. theaters April 3.


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