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As such, it is a chart dominated by unsigned regional artists, who favor a sweat-and-shoe-leather predigital model of promotion, marketing their records to club DJs. (Jody Rosen/Slate)
How did this genius composer come to be synonymous with the worst aspects of 19th-century music - its conservatism, nostalgia, sentimentality and superficiality? (Tom Service/Guardian)
Millennials would do well to ignore the hypocrisy—and heed the lessons. The sooner today’s children succeed in displaying these virtues, the more likely older people will be to treat them generously (The Gen X Files). Older people == boomers, in this case. And based on the local 87-year-old and the local 8-year-old, I'm confident virtue will win out e.g. both extremes have a strong aversion to swear words, even if those of us in between don't.
Pieces from "Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima" are used in Stanley Kubrick's film, The Shining, and in the 2006 dystopian film Children of Men. (Wikipedia)
is half-human, after all. Giving voice to his emotional side through
song, and his logical side through spoken word makes complete sense.
Plus, the lyrical connection is actually spot-on. (ANAblog)
Three day rental of of the not-yet-generally available The Girlfriend Experience by Stephen Soderbergh is $3.99. (Amazon). Me, I'd pay to see his Schizopolis again. (Wikipedia)