Posts tagged "Sofia Coppola"

The Week In Pop: Sam Hunt Brings Hip-Hop-Informed Country To SXSW

It's gotten to where you can't read about Sam Hunt without reading about Drake. Hunt -- a former college football quarterback and philosophy major turned rising country star -- makes the connection explicit, morphing his own melancholy bro-country chestnut "Single For The Summer" into a cover of Drake's drunk-dial lament "Marvins Room" during live… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 19, 2015

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

In a week full of big music videos, the one that generated the most conversation was, logically enough, the one that raised the most hackles. In this case, it was Lily Allen's big comeback clip "Hard Out Here," in which Allen uses her big platform by using outdated catchphrases and outdated music-video cliches to… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 15, 2013

Phoenix – “Chloroform” Video (Dir. Sofia Coppola)

The filmmaker Sofia Coppola is married to Phoenix frontman Thomas Mars, and she's directed a video for "Chloroform," one of the songs from Phoenix's recent Bankrupt! album. It's a slow-moving black-and-white clip that shows the band performing in a small room. Most of the video, though, is devoted to the reactions of the audience… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 12, 2013

Sufjan’s Song For Sofia Coppola

Before Sufjan Stevens became who he is today, he was a nerdy college kid stuffing pillows and sheets into the air vents so folks couldn't hear him sing his tentative "assembly-line-style" songs. In an amusing, thoughtful post over at Asthmatic Kitty, Stevens explains the week his parents gave him the option to change his name… More »

By: brandon / April 24, 2009