Byrne’s affectionate comedy of funhouse Americana is one of the most ahead-of-its-time films of the 1980s.
American Utopia is the sound of one of pop’s idiosyncratic voices continuing to follow his wayward muse.
The Rosses share David Byrne’s interest in the minutiae of habitats and the comforting enclosure they provide.
The performances are certainly varied and colorful, but the interstitial video material that appears between them add another layer to the show.
Burial’s Rival Dealer drops next week, but you can stream the three-track EP in advance.
Joe Berlinger’s Under African Skies is a positive breather after the heaviness of Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory
Like The Flaming Lips, Andrew Bird’s a musical existentialist: Lyrics of doubt and worry against a reassuring musical backdrop.
Stop Making Sense doesn’t feel self-conscious and “good for you,” though it is good for you.
This Blu-ray preserves the integrity and beauty of the documentary with extras that provide context without over-explaining or sentimentalizing the illusion.
In some ways, “Damage Control,” the season premiere of Big Love’s second season, is all about the aftermath.