It’s symptomatic of Britain’s decline when a man such as Boris Johnson is regarded as one of its clearest thinkers I have always admired the British. We owe them afternoon tea, Monty Python and the Beatles.
The history of music is inseparable from the history of technology. From the first primitive percussion instruments, catgut strings, and animal horns, to Thomas Edison’s phonograph and the jukebox, how
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It's fitting that Clint Eastwood and John Wayne both have the same birthday week. (Wayne, who died in 1979, was born May 26, 1907, while Eastwood turns 85 on May 31). After all, these two all-American
Guardian Gala screening: The Daughter Read more This month marks the theatrical release of the feature film debut of acclaimed writer/director Simon Stone, the widely-touted “enfant terrible” of Australian
In honor of Bowie, Square Enix offers 'Omikron: The Nomad Soul' at no charge. David Bowie was a man ahead of his time across a range of industries, including gaming. The man and his music are featured
Photo via Spoon This year marks the tenth anniversary of Spoon's 2005 album Gimme Fiction. To honor the milestone, Merge will reissue the album on December 11 (Matador will handle the international release).
Grief is a watery emotion, prone to slopping over the side of any container it occupies—and so it takes a project like Camella Lobo’s L.A.-based Tropic of Cancer, music that moves fluidly, to truly capture
“Without music life would be a mistake.” “Music, uniquely among the arts, is both completely abstract and profoundly emotional,” Oliver Sacks wrote in contemplating music’s singular power over the human
Need proof that Neil deGrasse Tyson has a knack for explaining complex astrophysical concepts in simple terms? You don't have to spend the better part of an hour watching a Cosmos episode -- in fact, short
It was previously announced that Thurston Moore will follow 2011's Demolished Thoughts, the end of Sonic Youth, and his Chelsea Light Moving record with a new album called The Best Day, which will feature
We've heard your complaint: you can't find anything to watch on Netflix. Despite all the A/B testing, app updates and data Netflix is measuring behind the scenes, the way it presents the library makes
While The Master, like 2001, has meditative and metaphysical leanings -- areas that tend to unnerve audiences -- it was greeted, unlike 2001, by many rapturous reviews describing its wondrous surprises
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