Alejandro G. Iñárritu Will Speak at New York Produced By Conference Thompson on Hollywood

Various Oscar contenders are turning up for PBNY, including “Spotlight” producer Steve Golin and writer-director Tom McCarthy, “Carol” producers Elizabeth Karlsen and Christine Vachon, “Room” director Lenny Abrahamson, and “Trumbo” producer Michael London and actor Michael Stuhlbarg, along with “Project Greenlight” star Effie Brown, Bruce Cohen, Michelle and Robert King, ….Read More Via:: THOMPSON on Read more

Blessed State releasing a new EP, 'Slipstream' (stream it) BROOKLYN VEGAN

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by Rob Sperry-Fromm Fuzzed-out Western Massachusetts punks Blessed State are back with a new EP called Slipstream, which we’re premiering in its entirety. Slipstream is the follow-up to last year’s Head Space, and its out October 16. Blessed State have always drawn from the styles of late ’80s and early ’90s ….Read More Via:: BROOKLYN Read more

Stream Gun Outfit Dream All Over STEREOGUM

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Formerly of Olympia, country dream-punkers Gun Outfit have relocated to Los Angeles and signed to North Carloina folklore purveyors Paradise of Bachelors. Their fourth album Dream All Over followed suit, leaning even further into dusty transcendence and languid Americana. Still, no matter how soothing these melodies get, nothing will ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

100 Million Fewer Downloads Have Been Sold In 2015 DIGITAL MUSIC NEWS

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The year-to-date drop was precisely 92.2 million song downloads as of September 31st, according to stats released today by Nielsen for the first three quarters of 2015. At this rate, the yearly gap will sprawl to at least 120 million songs by the end of the year. ….Read More Via:: DIGITAL MUSIC NEWS

Wes Anderson’s Next Movie Is A Stop-Motion Animated Film About Dogs; May Also Do An Anthology Movie THE PLAYLIST

Wes Anderson’s Euro-flavored “The Grand Budapest Hotel” was his most successful film to date in every sense: the opulent opus grossed $174 million worldwide, his biggest financial success yet, and the film was so universally embraced by Hollywood it became that rare comedy that earned itself nine Oscar nominations including ….Read More Via:: THE PLAYLIST