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Archived Since:May 7, 2008

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DeLorean: Mariah Carey - “All I Want For Christmas Is You” (1994)

1994: Mariah Carey - "All I Want For Christmas Is You" by C Monster on 12-25-2014 While potentially about her THEN husband Tommy Mottola (a.k.a. Little Gino), Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” — co-written by São Paulo,...Show More Summary

? Listen: GFOTY - “Christmas Day”

• GFOTY: https://soundcloud.com/gfoty • PC Music: http://pcmusic.info

RIP: Joe Cocker, rock and blues singer

From Rolling Stone : Singer-songwriter Joe Cocker, known for his distinct, bluesy voice and his heartfelt renditions of Beatles classics, died in his Colorado home on Monday following a battle with lung cancer. One of Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Singers, Cocker was 70. Show More Summary

Film Review: Pioneer (Dir. Erik Skjoldbjærg)

Pioneer Dir. Erik Skjoldbjærg [Magnolia Pictures; 2014] by Jafarkas Rating: Although set in the early 1980s, Erik Skjoldbjærg’s Pioneer opens with a series of title cards that explain the historical circumstances around the discovery of North Sea oil in the 1970s. Show More Summary

Film Review: Inherent Vice (Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson)

Inherent Vice Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson [Warner Bros.; 2014] by Christopher Gray Rating: There probably aren’t any ghosts in Inherent Vice, but there are legions of specters. Denis (Jordan Christian Hearn), the ephemeral right-hand man...Show More Summary

Film Review: Before I Disappear (Dir. Shawn Christensen)

Before I Disappear Dir. Shawn Christensen [IFC Films; 2014] by Neurotic Monkey Rating: Today there’s an expectation for directorial debuts to come fully formed and perfectly predict the careers and talents of those involved. Slacker,...Show More Summary

? Listen: Oneothrix Point Never / A. G. Cook - “RUSH” / “BUBS”

We’re supposed to be sorta on break here — or at least posting casually until the new year — but fuck it. Oneohtrix Point Never just posted two new tracks, one a previously unreleased track from our favorite album of 2013, R Plus Seven, and one a collaboration with A. Show More Summary

Film Review: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (Dir. Peter Jackson)

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Dir. Peter Jackson [Warner Brothers; 2014] by Alan Zilberman Rating: The strange thing about The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, the last part of Peter Jackson’s adaptation of the short children’s fantasy novel The Hobbit, is that the film starts with the book’s climax. Show More Summary

Film Review: Goodbye To All That (Dir. Angus MacLachlan)

Goodbye To All That Dir. Angus MacLachlan [IFC Films; 2014] by Slouch Rating: Cinema, as a relatively modern invention, has often been the medium of choice when it comes to dramatizing the pitfalls and possibilities of technology. And...Show More Summary

Film Review: The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness (Dir. Mami Sunada)

The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness Dir. Mami Sunada [GKIDS; 2014] by Greer Cloots Rating: Those who have followed the films of animation house Studio Ghibli and its idolized director Hayao Miyazaki (the esteemed animator and storyteller...Show More Summary

Feature: 2014: Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2014

by TMT Staff • December 2014 For our year-end features, we often position our pleasure on grander scales: trends reflecting wider social movement, tastes expanding rather than fragmenting, songs thrusting us into the infinite as we tell clumsy stories about affect and movement. Show More Summary

Film Review: The Imitation Game (Dir. Morten Tyldum )

The Imitation Game Dir. Morten Tyldum [The Weinstein Company; 2014] by Alan Zilberman Rating: Handsomely produced by The Weinstein Company, The Imitation Game is the latest middling historical thriller about a misunderstood genius. It looks and sounds exactly as it should, without anything that might offend Academy voters. Show More Summary

Feature: 2014: Favorite 30 Films of 2014

by TMT Staff • December 2014 Last year, we claimed that our favorite films were characterized by a “triumph of the real.” Man, we’re fickle. This year, as far as reality went, we just couldn’t even. Instead of 2013’s actual people, our...Show More Summary

Film Review: The Babadook (Dir. Jennifer Kent)

The Babadook Dir. Jennifer Kent [IFC Films/Causeway Films; 2014] by Willcoma Rating: Way, way out, in the far flung reaches of exhaustion lies the Babadook. Preying on the beleaguered, he is Mandrake the Magician, a Gashlycrumb Tiny,...Show More Summary

Film Review: Exodus: Gods and Kings (Dir. Ridley Scott)

Exodus: Gods and Kings Dir. Ridley Scott [20th Century Fox; 2014] by Alan Zilberman Rating: Ridley Scott’s style is that he has no style. Whether directing a war film or a science-fiction film, Scott shoots with the same sleek polish and attention to production values. Show More Summary

Film Review: Approaching the Elephant (Dir. Amanda Rose Wilder)

Approaching the Elephant Dir. Amanda Rose Wilder [; 2014] by Dustin Krcatovich Rating: Cooperating is hard. If you’ve ever lived in a co-op house or commune, worked for a cooperative, been involved in an Occupy protest, whatever, I assume...Show More Summary

Film Review: Little Feet (Dir. Alexandre Rockwell)

Little Feet Dir. Alexandre Rockwell [Factory 25; 2014] by Alex Peterson Rating: They say the older you get, the shorter each year becomes. What used to take up a significant chunk of your entire life (a seventh, an eighth) only takes up a sliver (a thirtieth, less) by the time you reach adulthood, and in this way time starts to literally move faster. Show More Summary

Feature: 2014: Favorite Cover Art of 2014

by Reed Scott Reid • December 2014 Lists are like dreams and fingerprints. No two are exactly alike. Print that out in Comic Sans and stick it above your desk. 30 Aphex Twin - Syro STUDIO: MITDR™ [Warp] The immaterial transaction ofShow More Summary

Feature: 2014: Favorite 15 Labels of 2014

by TMT Staff • December 2014 While we may casually reference it a lot (etc. etc. etc.), Tiny Mix Tapes does not take a univocal stance on late capitalism. Admittedly, some of the strange forms and permutations it continues to spawn are necessary for what we do. Show More Summary

Feature: 2014: Favorite 50 Songs of 2014

by TMT Staff • December 2014 More songs exist right now at the end of 2014 than have ever existed before. The same can be said of film, garbage, and human remains. Time functions in this manner. New songs pour into the anonymous abyss of iTunes at a rate faster than ears will ever hear them. Show More Summary

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