Merchandise: Artist You Should Know Kcrw Music

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I first became aware of Merchandise at the beginning of last year when a friend invited me to see them live at a Stereogum party, and hipped me to the fact that all of their early recordings are available for free on their website, including their critically acclaimed ….Read More Via: KCRW MUSIC

Which World Premieres Did Venice Land? Thompson on Hollywood

The Venice International Film Festival comes first on the fall calendar, so its August 27 opening night world premiere, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s “Birdman or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance,” beats out the trifecta of Labor Day weekend Telluride, followed swiftly by Toronto and then on September 26, New York. (“Birdman” ….Read More Via: THOMPSON on Read more