One of the most influential directors of all time launches his case study on one of the most most influential bands of all time.
It remains one of the strongest cornerstones of cli-fi
Black Francis and crew have a new full-length effort out called Head Carrier.
An intersectional standout, a loud, rewarding, mournful snapshot of a galvanized period
The Beatles’ ambitious classic clocks five revolutionary decade, as futuristic as ever.
Sean Lennon has inherited his mother and father’s sense of art and agitation
I’ve spoken a few times with the unorthodox guitar hero Brett Netson, so I’m pretty stoked
I’ve been writing about Autolux for years, and yet they always sound fresh to me
The Starman is immortalized by a few of the many he forever influenced
The re-staging of George Harrison’s iconic Beatles song for the 10th anniversary of The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil.
It is always worth mentioning new productions from one of the most prolific and influential DJs in history.
The director of Cocoon blossoms into a Fab Four aficionado.
Still taking a sad song and making it better.
We know there is tragedy but what we see is resilience.
Who stood for art and beauty and sex and expression, long after public judgment?
If these thankfully human Aliens cannot bring us together, then Earth is without hope.
I kicked off my first month as Cartoon Brew’s associate editor with an exclusive on the late, great John Lennon.
“It was created from original drawings by John Lennon and a soundtrack that I also edited together, consisting of snatches of conversation between John and Yoko and song excerpts.”
Bunyan’s long journey and hushed paeans to family are existential lessons wrapped in three sonic chapters.
When last we spoke, DJ Shadow reminded me that the internet is not our savior. He might as well have added that saviors do not exist.
As the dust of the 20th century the Beatles dominated depixelates into memory, Lennon is quietly hacking their legacies to create lasting multimedia of his own.
Pixies are still making great music, and I’m happy to still be listening and interviewing them about it.
Although soul sister Sharon Jones is continually referred to as a throwback to a funkier 20th century, she’s here, now, and still fighting to bring more humanity (and less autotune) to our increasingly digital music. And we’re all the better for it.
Unbowed, the Pixies’ reconstructed band, and brand, now soldiers ahead with street and market cred to spare.
Ten years ago, I wrote this autobiographical bow-down when news of the tumultuous Pixies’ longshot reunion started to bubble up. I covered that subsequent momentous convergence for Salon and AlterNet, […]