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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//Recent Reviews

28 Jul 2005 // 10:00 PM

Johnny Cash: The Legend

Johnny Cash was a punk, but the best kind of punk. The Legend proves that Cash can show both love and hate, and fear God with equal passion, and do so with honesty, intelligence, integrity, and class.

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28 Jul 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Blusom: The Metapolitan

Blusom has created something wholly original on The Metapolitan which simultaneously evokes feelings of joy, loneliness, and just a touch of something dark and weird under the surface.

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28 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Law Firm

David E. Kelley used to rail against reality television. He argued that it was putting writers out of work and played to viewers' basest instincts. So much for that high road.

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Carl Melcher Goes to Vietnam by Paul Clayton

In this novel, Paul Clayton pulls off the remarkable feat of being resoundingly anti-war yet simultaneously pro-troops.

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The Dreams of Sparrows (2004)

Director Hayder Mousa Daffar had a dream, to make a documentary about his Iraq. Not, he says, the Iraq that he sees 'on the internet, on the news... bombs and explosions', but a country where people lived, and survived, and aspired for more.

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28 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

Acacia (2003)

Director Ki-Hyung Par considers Acacia his personal statement on adoption in Korea.

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	Luke Vibert: Lover’s Acid

Beware of a bad trip -- Lover's Acid is Luke Vibert on autopilot.

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	20 Minute Loop: Yawn + House = Explosion

On 20 Minute Loop's new album, the band imagines what it would be like if the New Pornographers combined forces with Boston.

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27 Jul 2005 // 10:00 PM

	S.E.V.A.: S.E.V.A.

The project is an attempt to approach themes of a self-conscious spiritual nature through the medium of instrumental hip-hop.

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	Settlefish: The Plural of the Choir

Settlefish reach back to the early days of indie rock for inspiration, creating both deja vu and excitement on their sophomore release.

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//Mixed media
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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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