Michael Gira

“This is what I have to do right now in order to stay viable as a human being and as an artist.”


Japan The Beats: Genez

“Half” and New Japanese Ethnicities


A Beauty Impossible to Define: The Theology of Nick Cave

“With your book of ideas/ With your alchemy/ O Come on/ Send that stuff on down to me.”


Corporate Takeover

The Collapse of the Muzak/Music Distinction


TMT Cerberus 21

Binge/Purge (Slight Return)


Quentin Dupieux (director of Rubber)

“The tire is attracted not by the girl, but by something dark.”


Child Bite's EP-in-One-Week Adventure

The group sets out to record an EP in one week with no set drummer (in the middle of a Star Wars-dotted St Patrick’s Day Parade near a haunted train station)


Dan Deacon

“I think a lot of people take what they don’t understand and try to relate it to drugs.”


The Other F Word

Director Andrea Blaugrund Nevins, producer Cristan Reilly, and editor Geoffrey Franklin at SXSW


Watching Avatar: The Last Airbender

Reflections on Civilization and Ecology


Japan The Beats: Liyoon

“I’m a whale killer. Cruel murderer will kill anything and spread blood all over the sea.”


Tim Heidecker

“I kind of like the idea of releasing something that isn’t tied up in a neat package and explained to everyone.”


Noise Pop 2011

A day-by-day retrospective


Steven Drozd

“Man, I don’t know what to do. I’m one of those people who has trouble finishing a job.”


Japan The Beats: Deep Throat X

“For Tokyo’s Deep Throat X, pornography isn’t just a source of kitschy images and goofy samples - it’s a philosophy of revolution.”


The Elephant Six Collective

“There’s something undeniably special that happens when this gaggle of people in this room get together.”


Danielson

“I can’t stand being lumped in with a twee or outsider art aesthetic.”


Portland International Film Festival 2011

“Good movies are notoriously fickle about the audiences they choose to please, but not where they choose to please them.”