John Maus is an American musician, singer, songwriter, composer, and philosopher from Minnesota. His music is often compared to 1980s synth-pop due to its appropriation of vintage synthesizer sounds and Medieval church modes, and he is recognized as a forerunner to the late 2000s hypnagogic pop movement. He is also a… Continue Reading
Bodies of Water is a band from the Highland Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, signed to independent record label Secretly Canadian. The core group consists of married couple David and Meredith Metcalf. However, the band often plays LA shows with five or more additional… Continue Reading
Belle de Jour is a 1967 French drama film directed by Luis Buñuel and starring Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel, and Michel Piccoli. The film is about a young woman who spends her midweek afternoons as a high-class prostitute while her husband is at work. The title of the film… Continue Reading
We often think of houses as strong, solid permanent things. In fact they can be weak, fragile and mobile. ‘Home’ explores the idea of what makes a house a home. A beautifully photographed minimalist short film documentary directed by Thomas… Continue Reading
“Fill your heart with French Fries” is a short sad comedy written and directed by Tamar Glezerman, about a woman who gets dumped by her girlfriend at a fast food joint, and, too sad to go home, just stays there… Continue Reading
It has endless edges, tints and singularities. Berlin is a power city. You can feel it there. It’s positive and razor sharp simultaneously. Berlin can be strong and complex for its visitors. In the words of the director Alex Soloviev: “I… Continue Reading
Cults is an American indie band formed in New York City in 2010. The band first came to prominence when they posted a three song EP, Cults 7″, on their Bandcamp page. They are signed to Sony and In the Name Of, a record label that was set up by British singer Lily… Continue Reading
Elvis Depressedly’s music has a genuine feel to it; the emotion in the lyrics, the arrangement of each note, and the composition of each song all make their sound feel anything but contrived. The most defining characteristic of each of… Continue Reading
John and Mary is a 1969 American romantic drama film directed by Peter Yates. It stars Dustin Hoffman and Mia Farrow in the title roles, directly on the heels of Midnight Cowboy and Rosemary’s Baby, respectively (as well as Bullitt for Yates). John and Mary begins the morning after John and Mary meet in a… Continue Reading
Hypnotic footage of Berlin from Timon de Graaf Boele with Apparat music as a soundtrack.
Maybe one day is a short film directed by Chris Cottam, that conveys a sense of life and experience, extreme and heightened feelings as well as pensive and quiet moments. It is reminiscence, a visual diary and a document of… Continue Reading
A broken Man awakes to be confronted with his life, and the choices he’s made. His past,present and future collide as he faces the inevitable. A short film by Abe Forsythe that won the Tropfest competition in 2010.
O Avô (Grandpa in the english version) is a one minute short film written and directed by André Marques about the day on the life of a grandfather and his grandson. It won the People’s Choice Award, Filminute Audience Award and… Continue Reading