Posts Tagged ‘YouTube’

A few album ratings – Part 7

********** 10 James Brown – Love Power Peace, Live at the Olympia, Paris 1971 (June 1992, soul) ********* 9 Motor City Drum Ensemble – DJ-Kicks (July 2011, house, soul) ********* 9 Young Galaxy – Ultramarine (April 2013, dream pop) ********* 9 Stars of the Lid – And Their Refinement of the Decline (April 2007, ambient) […]



Kirkeby’s panoramas in von Trier’s *Breaking the Waves*

Per Kirkeby has created unforgettable works of art, some of which were commissioned for three of Lars von Trier’s films. After watching all of von Trier’s theatrical releases over the last three months, I kept returning to Kirkeby’s digitally-altered landscapes in Breaking the Waves (1996) for inspiration. To avoid spoilers, I’m including screenshots only of […]



You’re invited! Four events in and around Louisville

I’m so thrilled about these upcoming events (3/7-5/4: two concerts, a play, and a lecture) that I’m inviting everyone. I’ll be buying my tickets in the next two weeks—and none of them are more than $25. Charles Bradley will be at Exit/In in Nashville on May 4th; the others are all in Louisville, through the […]



Best Songs of 2012

A YouTube playlist of my favorite videos and/or songs released in 2012. I generally prefer the studio tracks, but a few of these are live versions, mainly because there is no official studio version on YouTube. Also, in some cases, I enjoy the official video better than the song itself, and vice versa. A few […]