Thursday, May 23, 2019

The dark stillness of ‘The American’

With the American, Anton Corbijn follows up his debut feature Control, a movie about Joy Division singer Ian Curtis, with a thriller far removed...

Haunted by the Holy Terrors

Over the weekend I saw Interpol live but was haunted by the Holy Terrors the next morning. After a way too late night out and...

Advance copies for Bowie’s Station to Station features DVD-A

EMI/Capitol has begun sending out advance review copies of the upcoming 3-CD special edition reissue of David Bowie’s 1976 masterpiece Station to Station. One...

Indie film ‘Kids Are All Right’ keeps expanding in theaters, deservedly...

It was nice to read the news the other day that Lisa Cholodenko’s hit indie film The Kids Are All Right has swollen to...

Vinyl review: Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space reissue

Finally, more than a half-year after the CD reissue of Spiritualized’s Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space by Sony, comes the vinyl...

I hate disco, but I loved watching Disco Inferno

Disco Inferno DVD cover art As DVD dies away to make way for an array of new visual new mediums from downloads to on demand...

Gabriel highlights lyrics in the gloom of Scratch My Back

It has been a while since Peter Gabriel released his covers-only album, Scratch My Back. But now that “Goldmine” has printed my review of...

MGMT grow with Congratulations

MGMT Congratulations vinyl Like I said in an earlier posting, when MGMT released the preview track “Flash Delirium” for their sophomore effort Congratulations, I had...

The Joneses: a satire that backfires

There is an inherent problem with the Joneses, a film meant to criticize blind consumerism: The supposed heroes are the source of the wicked...

Of Montreal live at the Fillmore Miami Beach

When Of Montreal took the stage at the Jackie Gleason Center at the Fillmore Miami Beach, I expected some new songs and hoped for...