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Calendar, Night&Day Symbiotic Scores

Symbiotic Scores

It's hard to imagine the suspenseful works of Alfred Hitchcock without Bernard Hermann's spooky counterpoint. Or the giddy blockbusters of Steven Spielberg and George Lucas without the symphonic grandiosity of John Williams. Not to mention the over-the-top imagery of Tim…
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Music, Hear This Beautiful world: Devo and Bow Wow Wow

Beautiful world: Devo and Bow Wow Wow

Devo and Bow Wow Wow didn't share many stages in the '80s, but the two iconic bands have more recently become complementary touring buddies. No Doubt drummer Adrian Young now beats the skins for BWW, joining original members Leigh Gorman…
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Music, Reviewed Tindersticks


By definition alone, Tindersticks' name implies something fire-worthy, spark-inducing, and with more than a decade's worth of experience, one would hope the British sextet would have settled into that name by now. But the group's latest effort, Waiting for the…
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'Sticks and Stones

Tindersticks, Elliott Smith Fillmore Monday, Nov. 3 The English group that calls itself Tindersticks plays serious, personal, and dour music; on the flurry of records and singles the group has released over the past four or five years, the six…
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The House of Tudor

It's Halloween night and you want to be scared, or at the very least, completely grossed out. Might I suggest a quick dose of David Cronenberg? Almost any film will do -- Scanners, Videodrome, The Fly, Dead Ringers -- but…
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Tindersticks 2nd Album (This Way Up/London) This has to be the apotheosis of sadcore: In the Tindersticks' "My Sister," a girl goes blind at 5, burns down the family home at 10 (killing Mum and the cat), is paralyzed by…
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