Tindersticks: The Waiting Room

Tindersticks: The Waiting Room

By Ed Whitelock

The world's most cinematic band has invited a collection of film directors to interpret their latest record, to stunning effect. 10 Feb 2016 // 2:30 AM

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If, 10 months ago, you had told me that Green Day would release one of the very best pop records of the year, I would have laughed.... American Idiot is a work of staggering ambition, made all the more impressive by the fact that they make it all look so damn effortless. Considering the fact that Billy Joe is still only 32 years old, it boggles the mind to imagine just where the band can go from here.

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	The Fairways: This is Farewell

Joni Mitchell once remarked, “You don’t know what you’ve got til it’s gone”. That’s certainly the case with San Francisco indie

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	Issa Bagayogo: Tassoumakan

Some people want their African music to sound really “authentically African”, whatever that means. Others want their African music to sound like other forms of

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14 Oct 2004 // 12:00 AM

When you look deeper, subtle aspects of the artwork come to life, making you wonder how you didn't see it at first glance.

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14 Oct 2004 // 12:00 AM

Audiences are more and more content to laugh at mindless buffoonery without any real punchline, and lazy writers and directors are more than happy to give it to them.

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14 Oct 2004 // 12:00 AM

Whether mockery, parody, homage, or something else entirely, Marvel is reinventing their own number one competitor, and doing it in brilliant fashion.

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14 Oct 2004 // 12:00 AM

Tomine questions traditional sexual values, asking us the readers to engage this question and to answer individually.

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14 Oct 2004 // 12:00 AM

The Rose Tattoo (1955)

All this overacting hardly dampens the film's efforts to grant weighty meaning to the rose tattoo.

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Like a devil-horned rooster spitting fire from atop a decrepit barn, Th’ Legendary Shack Shakers exult with hellacious abandon. Baptized in flames, they sermonize like

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In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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