Watch PJ Harvey Debut New Music At The Hollow Of The Hand Book Launch STEREOGUM

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Last night — on her birthday! — PJ Harvey and photographer Seamus Murphy, who previously collaborated on a series of short films for Let England Shake, premiered their new poetry book The Hollow Of The Hand in a multimedia performance at London’s Royal Festival Hall, Pitchfork reports. Accompanied ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

Ratings: ABC’s ‘Dr. Ken’ Solid in Week Two, Easily Tops NBC’s ‘Undateable’ Premiere Variety – Music

ABC’s “Dr. Ken” held up well in its second week, down a bit from last week but easily topping the premiere of NBC’s own comedy, “Undateable,” which didn’t make much noise with the first of its season-long live episodes. According to preliminary national estimates from Nielsen, “Dr. Ken” averaged a ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

‘Last Kingdom’ Star Alexander Dreymon on Creating a New Style of Historical Epics Variety – Music

This weekend marks BBC America’s premiere of “The Last Kingdom,” its eight-part adaptation of Bernard Cornwell’s Saxon Stories novel. Produced by Carnival Films, it tells the story of British-born and Danish-raised warrior Uhtred (Alexander Dreymon) in ninth-century Europe. And while Variety TV columnist Brian Lowry feels it is a “worthy, ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – Read more

New World Lefsetz Letter

What if after a long bout of writer’s block you put out an album nearly as good as your debut, but most people ignored it? Then you’d have Karla Bonoff’s 1988 LP “New World.” Produced by Mark Goldenberg of Cretones fame and released on Danny Goldberg’s Gold Castle Records this ….Read More Via:: LEFSETZ LETTER