Happy Saturday, For the Record peeps! We know it's a big weekend for celebrating love and for ladies celebrating ladies, but here at Team FT...
Days after her Super Bowl halftime appearance, which referenced the Black Panthers and the Black Lives Matters movement, Israeli media confirmed rumors that Beyoncé Knowles will perform two dates in Israel this August. In light of her decision to perform in Israel, Dan Cohen has compiled a review of Israeli policy towards black people.
L.A.’s The Record Company, established in 2011, wrote and recorded their debut album in their bass player’s living room without any expectations, save probably just making great music to share with friends and family. But after playing...Show More Summary
For a lot of republicans, documentarian and activist Michael Moore is the worst, most dishonest, and most dangerous filmmaker ever. But when looking at his filmography, no one can dispute his track record for shining a light on issues...Show More Summary
First impressions of Gino and the Goons is normally "What a bunch of lunkheads." As yours truly observed in a review of this record when it came out though, that's most likely their intention. Just like the first time I heard it, It's got the middle of my week rockin'! What are you listening to tonight?
One might think the New York Times Book Review would never “stoop” to allowing a Bush cabinet secretary like Tom Ridge to review a book on the Bush record on terrorism. But on Sunday, they selected former Obama Homeland Security Secretary...Show More Summary
TV REVIEW | No expense has been spared on this macho, drug-fueled saga about a record label in the ’70s.
At LARB, a review of Julia Markus’s Lady Byron and Her Daughters (Norton 2015), a new biography of Anne Isabella Byron, wife of Romantic poet Lord Byron. Anne Boyd Rioux questions “what it means to write the life of a woman who has been overshadowed, perhaps even to the point of total eclipse, by her […]
Ballet dancer: In the Feb. 8 Calendar section, a review of the PBS documentary "A Ballerina's Tale: The Incredible Rise of Misty Copeland" said that Copeland is the first black principal dancer of a major ballet company. Rather, she is the first black female principal at American Ballet Theatre.
photos by Dominick Mastrangelo Silkken / Pith and the Parenchymas / Claude Munson @ Megaphono 2/4/2016 My Day 3 of Ottawa music conference/festival Megaphono began in earnest at The Record Centre - a record shop trafficking in new and used...
Nearly two decades after its last creative review, Alaska Airlines has chosen Mekanism as its new creative agency of record. This announcement follows the Seattle-based travel brand's first full makeover in 25 years. Mekanism, an independent...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama requested $1.8 billion in emergency funds Monday to help combat Zika virus, and it couldn’t come at a moment too soon. U.S. experts are reviewing the medical records from a small number of Brazilian patients born...Show More Summary
The Lakers entered Week 15 with 10 straight losses, in danger of setting a franchise record with an 11th. Coach Byron Scott said the team acts like they're "strangers" on the court, and that he won't ease up on the Lakers' youngsters. On Tuesday, the team rallied behind 38 points from Kobe Bryant,...
Sunflower Bean has had a quick ascent from a DIY New York buzz band, to reaching some of the highest echelons of music acknowledgement, garnering mentions in some prestigious publications without having released a record. While their...Show More Summary
A strong debut record from Brooklyn DIY darlings.
Happy Saturday, For the Record friends. What a week it has been, and we're not just talking about the latest installment of 'War and Peace.'...
There are many faces of music which cater to the many faces of humans. Founding member of the group the Brand New Heavies, Jim Wellman, is set to release his upcoming solo project titled Dawn to Dusk, a record of dissent. "The albumShow More Summary
It's hard to put into words how exquisitely beautiful this record is. But if you're familiar with Reba McEntire's body of work, I'll start by saying this. It could be dropped, as is, into the middle of the For My Broken Heart album and not only fit in, but elevate that collection.
In our recent review of Super Phantom Cat [$1.99] I remarked that I “wished the developers had been as creative with the platforming genre as they’d been with the art”. I loved the game in large part because of its wonderful presentation, and the solid gameplay was definitely fun despite feeling a bit too safe
Jeff Cohen, media scholar at Ithaca College and founder of the watchdog group Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, reviews Clinton’s history “progressivism” and laughs.