There is no end to the power of a deep bass groove. A great bass groove could make a Donald Trump COVID-19 briefing sound good. Dua Lipa’s new single, Don’t Start Now, has an incredible bass line. It’s derivative, it’s the kind of bass line that defined the best of the disco and funk era of the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, but that doesn’t change the fact that the bass line is an absolute killer.
I want to live inside the synth track on The Weeknd’s Blinding Lights. Growing up in the 80’s, I feel like I did grow up inside that synth track. The Weeknd has taken us all back in time to 1981, the founding of MTV and the ascension of new wave. It’s beautiful, man. Often I have wondered if it were possible to recreate an aesthetic in art perfectly and The Weeknd has done it.
Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports that the Chicago Bulls are actively seeking a new top basketball executive. In other words, Thank U John Paxson, NEXT! NBA Twitter is celebrating as only this snarky, schadenfreude-loving, maniacs can. As a Chicago Bulls fan myself, I am completely here for this, lapping up every nasty, flippant, insulting moment of it. Let’s go to the twitter pile-on of all twitter pile-ons.
The appeal of The Other Lamb is difficult to describe. This unique drama from Polish director Malgorzata Szumowska doesn’t fit any traditional genre description. The film is defiantly non-traditional in presenting a story that relies heavily upon visual cues and mystique. The Other Lamb is unquestionably brilliant and yet nebulous.
Among the memes jamming social media feeds lately is the unpopular opinion game. Herein, you think of 10 things you dislike that others enjoy. Don't explain why, just make a list. Well, I have a word quota to work with here so, I will explain the list below. I'm ready to play: The Unpopular Opinions Game.
What to make of the directorial debut of rocker Glen Danzig? The Mother singer has made a movie that is either one of hell of a comic troll job or an Ed Wood level, earnest abomination. Verotika is a three part anthology movie featuring three stories loosely tied together by a nonsensical interstitial storyteller who may be a vampire or a demon or The Devil? That’s where the bizarre, confounding journey of Verotika begins.