Daily Archives: May 17, 2018

Review: Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks' 'Sparkle Hard' Is Full of Golden Guitars and Warm Vibes

The greatest story in Nineties indie-rock was watching Pavement grow from boutique noise aesthetes into one of America’s truly fine bands. In the 19 years since they closed up shop, it’s been equally fun seeing frontman Stephen Malkmus relax into an excellent solo career marked by a warmth, humor and generosity, growing past his early days as the “ironic” “Prince ...

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The Best Items From Reformation's New-Arrivals Section

It’s no secret that we comb Reformation’s new-arrivals section on the regular. The eco-friendly brand launches a new collection every Monday and Thursday, and you can bet we check the site like clockwork. To ensure that you too are in on it, we share our favorite picks from the latest drop every week. From ultra-flattering printed dresses (like

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Snow Tunes Announces 2018 Lineup

NewsWritten by Sam Murphy on May 17, 2018 Jindabyne festival Snow Tunes has delivered a massive lineup for its fourth year. It’s the biggest snow festival of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere and it’s lived up to its reputation delivering a stellar bill of local acts plus one international. That international act is British group Rudimental who are sending ...

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Review: Parquet Courts' 'Wide Awake!' Is a Fun Punk-Funk Protest Record

“You should see the wall of ambivalence I’m building!” sang Andrew Savage on his band’s 2013 stoned ‘n’ starving slacker-rock breakthrough Light Up Gold. He sure as shit ain’t ambivalent now. “Allow me to ponder the role I play/In this pornographic spectacle of black death!” he hollers on “Violence,” a standout on his band’s fifth LP that conjures both the Fall ...

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Stanley Kubrick's assistant takes center stage in 'Filmworker'

The fascinating documentary “Filmmaker” shows how the painstaking lengths Kubrick took in making his movies could prove seductive. Kubrick sensed in Vitali a fellow obsessive. Shortly after working on “Barry Lyndon,” Kubrick reached out, asking if he’d be interested in helping cast the young boy in his next movie, “The Shining.” From what we can gather watching the movie, Vitali ...

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Watch Animal Collective Jam With Deerhunter

Deerhunter and Animal Collective joined forces last night, for an impromptu jam session at New York City’s Le Poisson Rouge, as BrooklynVegan points out. Below, watch Avey Tare, Geologist, and Deakin join Deerhunter on stage. (Opener Cindy Lee—aka Patrick Flegel of Women—also performed with them.) Deerhunter are currently

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