Monthly Archive: November 2011

[Watch] 10 BON IVER videos from ‘Bon Iver’ Deluxe


The deluxe edition of Bon Iver’s masterpiece album Bon Iver is out today, and the 10 short films which accompany each track on the album were uploaded today to Bon Iver’s YouTube page. In related news, Bon Iver was named best album of 2011 by Paste magazine today. No doubt to be followed by many more such lists …

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[Watch] SHAME Red Band Trailer


Shame, the second collaboration between Hunger director Steve McQueen and Michael Fassbender, opens in limited release in the US this week after months of buzz building from its festival screenings. So far the excellent trailers have been keeping it PG rated, but the red band trailer released today gives us a little glimpse of the film’s …

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[Watch] YOUNG ADULT Red Band TV Spot


Just in case the trailers and teaser clips for Jason Reitman’s Young Adult haven’t quite made it clear that this film is about a terrible, deranged woman, a red band TV spot was released today to drive home the point further. It features Charlize Theron unleashing her unrestrained psychosis on an unsuspecting woman, with a tirade of foul …

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[Listen] CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG: ‘Paradisco’


Charlotte Gainsbourg is set to release a new double LP of live and unreleased material, Stage Whispers, on December 13 – a follow-up to October’s Terrible Angels teaser EP. A second song from the collection, ‘Paradisco’, was released online today – following ‘White Telephone’ which was released back in August. The song was written and produced …

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[Listen] 5 tracks from THE BLACK KEYS new album ‘El Camino’


Ohio blues-rock duo The Black Keys are gearing up to release their seventh LP, El Camino, next week. We’ve already heard ‘Run Right Back’ and seen a viral video for first single ‘Lonely Boy’, but now you can stream both those tracks along with three others via The Black Keys site. ‘Gold On The Ceiling’ is …

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[Listen] THE ROOTS: ‘undun’


The Roots’ 13th studio album, undun, hits stores on December 6, but thanks to NPR you can now stream it in its entirety. The follow-up to last year’s How I Got Over, the 14-track effort is the band’s first concept album. undun follows the short life of the fictional Redford Stephens, a poor kid from Philadelphia who falls victim to the …

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REAL ESTATE announce NZ tour!


New Jersey indie group Real Estate have announced they are heading to New Zealand for two shows in March, in support of their wonderful sophomore album Days. The trio will provide the perfect end to summer with their gorgeous guitar-pop songs, waves of reverb and beautiful three-part harmonies. Days is one of my favourite albums of …

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Miyazaki’s next film will not be for everyone; likely anti-nuclear


Beloved Japanese animation master Hayao Miyazaki, the man behind such family-friendly classics as Ponyo, Kiki’s Delivery Service and My Neighbor Totoro, is likely to turn dark with his next film. Anime News Network point to an interview with Studio Ghibli producer Toshio Suzuki, who revealed that Miyazaki’s next film is “not the sort of work that everyone in the audience …

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[Watch] J.J. Abrams’ ALCATRAZ Teaser


American TV networks are kicking off promotions for January’s new season. One of the most anticipated new shows is Fox’s Alcatraz, from J.J. Abrams and the producers of Lost. The series centers around a mysterious event in 1963 that caused 302 Alcatraz prisoners and guards to vanish without explanation. A prisoner named Jack Sylvane (Jeffrey …

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[Watch] JUSTIFIED Season 3 Teasers


Season three of FX’s excellent hit series Justified will premiere January 17, and three promos have been released this month in anticipation. Each teaser gives a little hint as to the direction of the show: we see our hero Raylan Givens (Timothy Olyphant) shoot a bottle of Oxycontin, Raylan and the enigmatic Boyd Crowder (Walton Goggins) …

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