(artwork by Justin Reed)
A Film in a Minor Key: Paul Thomas Anderson’s Magnolia
by Andrew Root
In the Bangkok Post, May 26th, year 1967, there is an account of a concert pianist, a piano, and the pianist’s wife: the humidity of the climate produced a swelling of the felt pads…
This film always reduces me to a puddle of tears.
"Lithium" - St. Vincent (w/ Dave Grohl, Krist Novaselic, and Pat Smear)
originally by Nirvana
While the other singers who fronted Nirvana at their Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame introduction last week mostly, um, didn’t do well (Joan Jett, Lorde), Annie Clark (aka St Vincent) did a bang up job of Kurt-ing things up on this heartfelt version of “Lithium”.
My favorite Nirvana track. God, I miss Kurt.