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Music

flaming lips

5 things that influenced The Flaming Lips’ ‘Oczy Mlody,’ as told by Wayne Coyne (Myspace, 2/17)
Local Natives look near and far for ‘Sunlit Youth’ (Metro, 10/16)
YG gets personal, political and proud on ‘Still Brazy’ (Metro, 10/16)
Sean Lennon explores a fantastical world: The Claypool Lennon Delirium (Metro, 9/16)
Diving in with Duran Duran (Metro, 4/16)

tony visconti

Holy Holy keeps David Bowie’s ‘The Man Who Sold the World’ alive (Metro, 2/16)
Owen Pallett is Music’s New Everything Man (BDCwire, 5/14)
Ethiopian Pop Risers Debo Band Return Home to Expand Horizons (BDCwire, 1/14)
How Lucius Went From Pete’s Candy Store to Bonnaroo (Billboard, 6/13)

Film / TV

deuce

David Simon on his vivid new HBO series about sex and porn (Daily Dot, 9/17)
‘Difficult People’ season 3 offers hilarious narcissism, now in Trump’s America (Daily Dot, 8/17)

chasing coral

‘Chasing Coral’ films dying reefs turning bone white—and it’s a chilling warning (Daily Dot, 7/17)
NYC PodFest gives big names and no names a chance to shine (Daily Dot, 5/16)

chasing nixon

8 Must-Watch Films at the Tribeca Film Festival (Myspace, 4/16)

Beer

sam adams tap room

Tap room debuts at Sam Adams brewery (Metro, 11/17)
4 New England pumpkin beers to try this fall
(Metro, 10/17)
5 beers to try at the Copenhagen Beer & Music Festival (Metro, 9/17)

Media/tech biz

streaming music

The SiriusXM model for music streaming & the rise of indie entrepreneurs (Billboard, 6/14)
Netflix considers removing offensive content from its original shows (Digital Trends, 1/16)
New study claims 15 percent of Americans have given cable the boot (Digital Trends, 12/15)
Streaming services generated a third of all music revenue in the first half of 2015 (Digital Trends, 9/15)
Thinking and Acting Globally At the New Music Seminar (Billboard, 6/14)
After a Year of Experimentation, BitTorrent Bundle Wants to Make Artists (and Itself) Money (Billboard, 6/14)

Theater

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

‘Trans Scripts, Part I’ celebrates the diversity of transgender women’s true stories (Metro Boston, 1/17)
An uncontrollable puppet comes to life in ‘Hand to God’ (Metro Boston, 12/16)
‘Warrior Class’ explores the complex underbelly of politics (Metro Boston, 9/16)
Turning a true crime story into a play about love and loss (Metro Boston, 3/16)

Opinion

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(c) Chris Leo Palermino, 2014

8 most memorable moments of the 88th Annual Academy Awards (Myspace, 2/16)
Musicians beware: The New MacBook isn’t for you (Digital Trends, 3/15)
Fall 2015 album preview (Digital Trends, 10/15)
Ten Best Moments of the 2015 Grammys (Myspace, 1/15)
Coverage of Boston Calling music festival (CraveOnline, 9/14): Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3