Soft Cat – “Diana” STEREOGUM

When we premiered the first single off of Soft Cat’s forthcoming LP, “Somebody,” Caitlin wrote a bit about the tragic circumstances that inspired the completion of the album. Soft Cat’s figurehead, Neil Sanzgiri, had an emotionally difficult year that culminated in the DIY show space and art collective he lived ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

Violent Femmes – “Love Love Love Love Love” STEREOGUM

It’s been 15 years since the Violent Femmes released their last record, Freak Magnet in 2000, but today it was announced that the band will release a brand new four-song EP titled Happy New Year for Record Store Day. “Love Love Love Love Love” is the first single, and it ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

What Will the 'Slow TV' Phenomenon Look Like If It Comes to the U.S.? ADWEEK - TV

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A rather strange programming phenomenon is sweeping Europe: slow TV, which bypasses quick edits and montages in favor of leisurely paced windows into the world. The biggest splash has been made in Norway by a documentarian named Thomas Hellum, whose work includes such milestones as a 134-hour documentary ….Read More Via:: ADWEEK – TV

Patricia Norris1931 - 2015 Ain't It Cool

The legendary production/costume designer of BLUE VELVET, TWIN PEAKS and many other classics has passed away. Read the full article on AICN Production and costume designer Patricia Norris has passed away at the age of eighty-three. She collaborated with some of the finest filmmakers of her era, ….Read More Via:: <a href= target="_blank" title="Patricia Norris1931 Read more

Breaking: The Songwriter Equity Act Has Been Reintroduced DIGITAL MUSIC NEWS

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The Songwriter Equity Act (HR 4070) was introduced in February of last year by Congressman Doug Collins (R-Georgia) but failed to pass. Today (March 4th) Collins and Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) reintroduced the Songwriter Equity Act. The bill is also sponsored by Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-New York) and Senators Sheldon ….Read More Via:: DIGITAL MUSIC Read more

Joywave – “Bad Dreams” (Feat. Mick Jenkins & Little Simz) STEREOGUM

Joywave are getting ready to release their second full-length, How Do You Feel Now?, and the New York band have just shared the murky, strained closing track “Bad Dreams.” The song features verses from young up-and-comers Mick Jenkins and Little Simz, who inject a little life into a beat that ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

Review: Documentary 'Merchants Of Doubt' Preaches To The Choir THE PLAYLIST

There is nothing in Robert Kenner’s “Merchants of Doubt,” his follow-up documentary to 2008’s fascinating expose of corporate malfeasance in the food sector, “Food Inc,” that we disagree with, or even want to weakly rebut. Nothing. The fluidly argued points flow with flawless logic one into the other, and the ….Read More Via:: THE PLAYLIST