Tuesday, 12th June 2018

Yeelen (Brightness)

Movie:     Yeelen (Brightness) Year:        1985 Director: Souleymane Cissé Format:   Streaming on MUBI Yeelen is something I’ve never seen, a Malian superhero…

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Monday, 19th October 2015

Pony Boy

Once again, NPR’s All Songs Considered has uncovered a true gem of an album by Marchelle Bradanini. She performs under the name Pony Boy, and…

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Monday, 12th October 2015

Kate Pierson

New Music Monday is back. I’ve been obsessed with Courtney Barnett, so I haven’t been listening to much new stuff. Plus, it was summer in…

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Monday, 6th April 2015

New Music Monday

Melt Yourself Down I came by this band on NPR’s All Songs Considered podcast a few months ago. They’re a London-based band made up of…

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Tuesday, 31st March 2015

Chappie

To paraphrase a bumper sticker often seen above a pair of TRUCK NUTZ, “A bad day at the movies beats a good day doing anything…

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Monday, 23rd March 2015

Parquet Courts

If Lou Reed and The Violent Femmes had a baby that would be weird as shit because they’re all dudes and at least one of…

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Tuesday, 10th March 2015

Om on the Range

There are few modern day actors who have hitched their career wagons to Westerns quite like Kevin Costner has. His big break came with Silverado,…

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