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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They got all this music from old cassettes, and a good portion of the tracks have significant dropouts or wobbles, lending them that oh-so-real aura so prized by us world music obsessives.

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Willie Nile: Streets of New York

Streets of New York might not be able to withstand direct scrutiny, but listen to it in the background or with your mind on something else, and it will very often sound like something wonderful.

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28 Feb 2006 // 11:00 PM

Timeless is a noble pursuit, and the guest roster is impressive, covering a who’s who of modern urban music.

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Janis Ian: Folk Is the New Black

If you like your folk music disguised as a cynically unimaginative, woefully uninteresting attempt at securing radio airplay, then this is the album for you.

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	The Velvet Underground: Velvet Redux: Live MCMXCIII [DVD]

That these concerts happened was an amazing thing and this is a fitting, worthwhile document.

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28 Feb 2006 // 10:00 PM

Tamara (2006)

Tamara's poster shows a pouty Jenna Dewan in a miniskirt, carrying a huge axe. The tagline reads, Revenge Has a Killer Body. I wish I had seen that movie instead.

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28 Feb 2006 // 1:00 AM

Little Fish (2005)

Jacquelin Perske's script delivers Tracy's story in a series of snapshots, brief, highly detailed moments, comprised of close-ups or bits of dialogue.

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28 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Moore's aim was never to make comic books grow up.

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28 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Espers + Picastro

THC hits some bands in a wham-bam fury of ideas and anecdotes (making them impossible to keep quiet). Others are content to sit quietly and snack.

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28 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Pretty Little Dirty by Amanda Boyden

If you've seen Catherine Hardwicke's Thirteen, you have read Pretty Little Dirty.

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Beyoncé and When Music Writing Becomes Activism

// Sound Affects

"The overall response to Beyoncé's "Formation" has been startlingly positive, but mostly for reasons attached to political agendas. It's time to investigate this trend.

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