Sorry to Bother You left me at a loss for words and, from the looks of Audience Scores on Rotten Tomatoes, so has it left its audiences. This film interrupts the common movie going experience both figuratively and literally. It’s almost as if the film is sorry to bother the steady stream of digestible content to communicate to the world that there are realistic problems the filmmaker would like to address.
Indie, art-rock artist Helenor, or David DiAngelis, recently released the first single, “Ocean State,” of his debut LP, Something Twice.
Le Butcherettes and their leader, Teri Gender Bender, have risen to acclaim in the music industry not just for their riff filled garage rock sound but also for their peculiar style and fashion. What really makes the band stand out however isn’t the usual lone bright stripe of color across Teri’s eyes that has become so famous but the binationality of the band.
Madeline Kenney, “an Oakland-dwelling Seattle transplant” dream pop artist, is now on tour with Wye Oak, promoting her upcoming album, Perfect Shapes.
Jean Guerrero is a “multimedia reporter with experience covering Latin America,” reads her staff bio page for KPBS, San Diego’s public media outlet. But Guerrero is using the simplest words, a storyteller; a skill she picked up strolling along the beach hand in hand with her father as a young girl.
The Seattle born band, Minus the Bear, announced that 2018 will be their final year together, ending with the release of Fair Enough EP, and one final farewell tour. The EP will be out via Suicide Squeeze on October 19, and the tour will run until December 14th.
This September, Wax Audio Group will continue their run of pressing literary milestones and classics into vinyl. This next pressing will be Nelson Mandela’s Favorite African Folktales, featuring the voices of Don Cheadle, Whoopi Goldberg, Samuel L. Jackson, Alan Rickman, and the music of Vusi Mahlasela.