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As we noted earlier, the Hunger Games film series has taken over for Twilight not only as the default literary/cinematic obsession for brooding teeny-boppers but as the pipeline for connecting those…   Read Story »
Looking back, it's actually difficult to capture just how weird and momentous the freak folk movement of the first half of the 2000s felt. It wasn't cobbled together so much as it was a united front…   Read Story »
In this space, I usually try to write something about whatever connecting threats might run through the five videos I pick for the week. That's not happening this week. I absolutely cannot think of a…   Read Story »
The title track from Antony's new, live and symphonic release Cut The World is a previously unreleased track coming from the stage show The Life and Death of Marina Abramović. Fittingly, the famed…   Read Story »
Antony is an eloquently outspoken champion of CocoRosie, and a frequent collaborator to the sisters Casady, so be not surprised that a new collab track exists. Nor that it is vocally awesome. "Tearz…   Read Story »
It's going to be impossible to claim that Beyoncé Knowles has "quietly" put together a vicious song catalog, stocked with everything from heart-wrenching ballads to shamelessly fun bangers, but she…   Read Story »
Hopefully by now you've heard Smother, the third album from Wild Beasts. As with all their records, it feels like it comes out of nowhere. And as always, I have trouble finding reference points to…   Read Story »
Just like last week, here are this week's attention-worthy videos. New ones from Serena-Maneesh, Antony and the Johnsons, Gatekeeper, Gordon Voidwell, James Blake, Kid Cudi, Mark Ronson, Torche, and…   Read Story »
This past Friday Antony Hegarty gave Letterman a powerful take on Swanlights' most upbeat moment "Thank You For You Love." He recruited some of Paul Shaffer's band to provide the horns. An added…   Read Story »
Antony & The Johnsons' fourth album Swanlights is maybe my favorite. From start to finish it has a gorgeous tonal and emotional consistency to it. There's something very relaxed and spacious in…   Read Story »