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

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

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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