Old school meets new school at the festival, where a formidable faction of Nouvelle Vague auteurs and their upstarts overwhelm the program.
Following tours supporting Blink-182 and the recently popped-out Weezer, the Irving Plaza floor both brewed with anticipation and stewed with “what-if-they-don’t-play-any-old-stuff?” anxiety.
No woman can rock like Polly Jean Harvey, not even punk priestess Patti Smith.
Slant spoke to the cast and crew of one of the most evocative and talked about films of the year.
The obligatory Cowgirl segment falls a bit flat if only because it follows the high-drama and acrobatics of the Geisha storyline. However, it found Madonna at her most talkative on this particular evening.
DiFranco’s musical progression has always made sense and each album seems to be a stepping stone to the next.