Thursday, February 12 2015
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.
Up-and-coming British singer SOAK is having a hell of a wind-up to the release of her debut album.
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".
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.
"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
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.
NEW YORK — BMI and Pandora are squaring off in a federal court here over a bitterly fought case that has become the latest symbol of
The future of the 13-year-old Battlefield franchise rests heavily on this game getting cleaned up before it launches March 17. I hope the developers can pull it off.
Detroit's Eddie Logix and Britney Stoney conjure sultry ambience in new single "Air Balloons".
Part three of PopMatters's six-week series on the UK sibling trio the Rua turns to the song "Standout", a track inspired by the life of a woman very close to the band.