Baybee by Jay Som

Jay Som is the musical project of the American, Oakland, California-based songwriter Melina Duterte. Her debut album, Turn Into, was released on Polyvinyl Records. Duterte is the daughter of Filipino immigrants and grew up playing trumpet. She had originally planned to attend a conservatory program for jazz but instead… Continue Reading

Sing street

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Sing street takes us back to 1980s Dublin seen through the eyes of a 14-year-old boy named Conor (Ferdia Walsh-Peelo) who is looking for a break from a home strained by his parents’ relationship and money troubles, while trying to… Continue Reading

Disco//very – Love is to die by Warpaint

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Warpaint is an American indie rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 2004. Warpaint have been compared to Cocteau Twins,  Joni Mitchell and Siouxsie and the Banshees. NME has described their style as “iIntermittently emerging from plaintive moods into harder rocking, they play expansive, lushly-harmonic psych-rock songs with enough time-changes to… Continue Reading

Disconnect

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Disconnect is a 2012 American drama film directed by Henry Alex Rubin. It explores how people experience the negative sides of modern communication technology by following three interconnecting stories. An ambitious, up-and-coming reporter Nina Dunham has much success with her interview with underage video chat-room… Continue Reading

Basically by Tei Shi

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Valerie Teicher, best known by her stage name Tei Shi, is an Argentinean indie pop singer-songwriter and producer currently based in Brooklyn. She released her first singles and music videos in 2013, also performing live for the first time at CMJ. Tei Shi released her debut EP Saudade in… Continue Reading

You’re not good enough by Blood Orange

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Devonté “Dev” Hynes, also known as Blood Orange and formerly Lightspeed Champion, is a British singer, songwriter, composer, producer and author. From 2004 to 2006, Hynes was a member of the band Test Icicles, playing guitar, synth, and occasionally performing vocals. They released only… Continue Reading

Caught in a time, so far away by You’ll never get to heaven

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Chuck Blazevic’s laptop and Alice Hansen’s voice work are equals, playing off each other to create haunted caverns of sound, melody and meditation. What separates You’ll Never Get to Heaven‘s hypnotic LP crackle from that of City Center or High… Continue Reading

Undertow by Warpaint

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Warpaint is an American indie rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 2004. Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante mixed and mastered the band’s debut EP, Exquisite Corpser eleased in 2008. Current RHCP guitarist Josh Klinghoffer performed drums and guitar on the EP in 2007. It was followed by their full-length… Continue Reading

Crumbler by Jungle

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Jungle are an English modern soul musical collective based in London. Jungle’s musical style has been described as “midtempo 1970s-style funk” and their music is intermixed with “tropical percussion, wildlife noises, falsetto yelps, psychedelic washes and badoinking bass”.  The band has a fearsome live reputation: “Jungle are… Continue Reading

24 hour party people

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24 Hour Party People is a 2002 British comedy-drama film about Manchester’s popular music community from 1976 to 1992, and specifically about Factory Records. It was written by Frank Cottrell Boyce and directed by Michael Winterbottom. The film was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival. It received positive reviews. It… Continue Reading

Blinders by Geographer

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Geographer is an American indie rock band based in San Francisco, California. Formed in 2007, by Michael Deni who has described his sound as being “soulful music from outer space” using analog, electronic and acoustic elements to craft dense layers and unique sound textures. As Geographer, Deni has… Continue Reading

Acid rain by Lorn

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Marcos Ortega, better known by his stage name Lorn, is an American electronic musician. Lorn is from either Milwaukee, Wisconsin or central Illinois. He received early exposure as a DJ due to his remix of grime musician Jammer’s track “Better Than”. Lorn signed with Flying Lotus’ label, Brainfeeder, in 2009 and released his debut album, Nothing Else,… Continue Reading

Top secret!

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Top Secret! is a 1984 action comedy film directed by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry Zucker, whose previous picture had been Airplane! It stars Val Kilmer (in his first feature film), Lucy Gutteridge, Omar Sharif,Peter Cushing, Michael Gough and Jeremy Kemp. Top Secret! lampoons practically every film genre. Specifically, however, this is a hybrid… Continue Reading

Lipstick by Ariel pink

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Ariel Marcus Rosenberg, better known by his stage name Ariel Pink, is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer based in Los Angeles, California. He is known for his musical eclecticism, influenced by 1980s cassette culture. He has released three studio albums on the 4AD label and was closely… Continue Reading

Maniac

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Maniac is a 1980 American exploitation slasher film directed by William Lustig and written by Joe Spinell and C. A. Rosenberg. The plot focuses on a disturbed and traumatized serial killer who scalps his victims. Spinell also developed the story and stars as the lead character. Many scenes had to be filmed guerrilla-style… Continue Reading

Sedmikrásky

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Sedmikrásky (Daisies in the english version) is a 1966 Czechoslovak comedy-drama film written and directed by Věra Chytilová considered a milestone of the Nová Vlna movement. Maybe the New Wave’s most anarchic entry, Chytilová’s absurdist farce follows the misadventures of two brash young women played by Jitka… Continue Reading

Die Blechtrommel

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Die Blechtrommel (The Tin drum in the english version) is a 1979 film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Günter Grass. It was directed and co-written by Volker Schlöndorff. Stylistically, it is a surrealistic black comedy. The film features scenes in which Bennent, then 11 years of age… Continue Reading

Before by Washed out

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Ernest Greene,  better known by his stage name Washed Out, is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. His first recordings have been described as “drowsy, distorted, dance pop-influenced tracks that brought to mind Neon Indian and Memory Tapes”. Washed Out’s style has been identified with the chillwave movement. He has… Continue Reading