Tag Archives: art

First Encounters: Emily Haines

Unlike most, my first encounter with Emily Haines was not Metric, but her solo work as Emily Haines and the Soft Skeleton. Mentioned somewhat absently as a record most anticipated by a friend whose opinion I admired, it was so deemed that I had to get this record, Knives Don’t Have Your Back. I searched […]

Sound Bite

It’s not yet October, but I’m excited for Halloween. So to kick off a month of Sound Bites devoted to the more macabre, La La Land Records has released a second volume of music from The X Files to celebrate it’s 20th Anniversary. These are limited edition sets that are a bit costly, but there are samples […]

Watch and Listen

Many a film have utilized the aerial shot looking down upon a city. When done well they can present an intoxicating poetry amidst the varied complications of narrative. This week’s topic: cities shot from above 1. Zodiac (2007) – Taxi Cab in San Francisco 2. The Fugitive (1993) – Various of Chicago 3. Heaven (2002) – Opening […]