Author Archives: 100-Down

Bands to See at SXSW: Clock Opera

Who: Clock Opera What: Electronic music Why: They remix all my indie faves – Feist, Metronomy, Au Revoir Simone, Architecture in Helsinki, Everything Everything, etc. So you know they have good taste. When: Saturday, March 17 9:00PM Label: Island More: … Continue reading

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Films To See At SXSW: Seeking Asian Female dir. Debbie Lum

Film: Seeking Asian Female Director: Debbie Lum Where:1120 South Lamar Boulevard / Austin, TX 78704 When: Tuesday, March 13 1:15PM and Wednesday, March 14 6:45PM Why: An older white man from California with ‘yellow fever’ marries a younger woman from … Continue reading

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Sundance Feature: The House I Live In dir. Eugene Jarecki

By Sarah Hillman Director and documentary filmmaker Eugene Jarecki (Why We Fight, Move Your Money) returned to Sundance once again this year and left a Grand Jury Prize Winner. His feature doc, The House I Live In, tackles America’s War … Continue reading

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Sundance Feature: The End of Love dir. Mark Webber

By Sarah Hillman Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live a different life? What it would be like to lose the one you love? Director and actor Mark Webber explores both of these questions in his … Continue reading

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A Weekly Guide To Your New Obsession: Yellow Ostrich, Father John Misty
, and Spoek Mathambo

By Lee Cahill and Sarah Besnard Artist: Yellow Ostrich Listen: “Marathon Runner” From: New York City & Wisconsin Label: Barsuk (New Album Strange Land out March 6th) Sounds like: Indie Rock a la Dirty Projectors meets The Dodos meets Mister … Continue reading

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A Guide To The Best Films of 2011

Film: The Future Director: Miranda July Cast: Miranda July, Hamish Linklater Synopsis: A quirky, adorable couple in their thirties decide to adopt a cat. After realizing they’ve made a commitment to tend to this cat for the next several years, they … Continue reading

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A Guide To The Albums You Should Have Been Listening To in 2011

Album: Creep On Creepin’ On Artist: Timber Timbre Label: Arts & Crafts Sounds Like: A more soothing folky version of Screamin’ Jay Hawkins Reason It’s the Best:  Did you just make a horror film? GUESS WHAT? I have the perfect … Continue reading

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