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P.T. Pynchon

Few things are better than Oldham doing Kelly, but then again, P.T. Anderson doing Pynchon might be just that: better than Oldham doing Kelly.


Tonight opens the 2014 installment of Berlin Atonal – a legendary festival of 1980s West Berlin pioneering electronic music that went on hiatus after the fall of the wall, only to return again in 2013 in founder Dimitri Hegemann’s new space, the impressive former power plant Kraftwerk Berlin. Launching with Ensemble Modern interpreting Steven Reich, [...]


The song is good, but the video is wonderful. Fueling the beats and lyrics with Parallax-inspired stop motion, Nelson de Castro’s take on Digitalism’s Wolves is insanely addictive, and rather than sapping the viewer’s interest, the cinematic trope increases the hallucinatory momentum of the visuals, culminating in a cryptic Pop Rocks stare-off. How I’d like to [...]