Music Interview: Niklas Hegfalk – A Dull Delight but in an Awesome Way.

Interview By: Mut Asheru Swedish artist Niklas Hegfalk recorded his debut solo project “At One with the Tide” mostly at his home studio in Malmo, Sweden.  Truly a testimony to heartfelt angst brought about by luv and it seems a healthy dose of depression, but hope also rears its dogged head from time to time […]

DVD Review: Zazie Dans Le Metro

Review By: Boo Allen The Criterion Collection brings to Blu-ray Louis Malle’s delightful film that paved the way for “Amelie.” Based on Raymond Queneau’s immensely popular novel, it, according to included notes from film scholar Ginette Vincendeau, “invents words, defies syntax and spelling, and persistently mixes street slang, profanities, and philosophy.” In a bonus interview […]

DVD Review: The Company Men

Review By: Boo Allen This grim drama centers on Bobby (Ben Affleck), a big shot corporate executive unexpectedly fired. He goes into denial about his prospects, as he stumbles through his new unemployed status. Soon, others from his firm follow (Tommy Lee Jones, Chris Cooper). Writer/director John Wells captures the agony involved with not only […]

DVD Review: The Lupe Velez Collection

Review By: Boo Allen The Girl from Mexico, Mexican Spitfire, Mexican Spitfire Out West, Mexican Spitfire’s Baby, Mexican Spitfire at Sea, Mexican Spitfire Sees a Ghost, Mexican Spitfire’s Elephant, Mexican Spitfire’s Blessed Event. Mexican beauty Lupe Velez appeared in around 44 films before her suicide at 36. Her career peaked in 1939 when she made […]

Indie Music Interview: The New Congress – Congressional Improv

By: Mut Asheru Introduction time. They’ve rocked with some of the best…individually and as a crew. As a matter of fact their first album as a band has netted them several award nominations. Their song “Make You Move” has won ‘Single of the Year’ in the R&B/Soul category at the 16th annual LA Music Awards. […]

Music Interview: Sophia Darcell

Sophia Darcell  – Fresh Morning Breeze By: Mut Asheru Sophia Darcell is that fresh morning breeze seeping through your window pane. Her sound is jazzy loveliness offered up on the altar of pure sound that appeases the sound gods with an unheard of swiftness. With a breathy sound from her blessed voice they are made […]