Radiohead & whatever Thom Yorke is doing. Atoms for
House & Techno. Tale of Us, Tennis, Heidi, Dixon, Ame, Gaiser,
Loco Dice, Matthew Dear, Ben Klock, Scuba, Modeselektor, Dave
Clarke, John Talabot, Adam Beyer, Ida Engberg, Gui Boratto, DJ
Misjah, Wighnomy Brothers, Luke Hess, Seth Troxler, Boddika, Joy
Orbison, Richie Hawtin, ADULT., Sven Vath, Thievery
Modern electronics. Burial, Boards Of Canada, Phillip Glass, Can,
Sigur Ros, Autechre, Portishead, Squarepusher, Aphex Twin,
Plastikman, Massive Attack, film scores by thomas newman &
Hip Hop and Grime. Clipse, A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg, Pusha T, Army of
the Pharaohs, Celph Titled, RA the Rugged Man, Esoteric, Kendrick
Lamar, The Roots, Wiley, Ab-Liva, Sandman, The High & Mighty,
Gang Starr, GZA, Saigon, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Missy
Guitars and feelings. Nine Inch Nails, American Analog Set, Beck,
Doves, Tears for Fears, Interpol, Simple Minds, Depeche Mode,
Modest Mouse, Cee-Lo Green, Ween, New Order, , Klute, The
Labels - Symbols, Kompakt, 4AD, Mute, novamute, Wolf + Lamb,
Pokerflat, Permanent Vacation, so so much more.
Blue is the Warmest Color. American Beauty. Anything Catherine
Breillat, Solondz. IFC shorts. Talk Radio. Anything deeply
hilarious, incredibly moving, dark, with excellent cinematography,
or just has a unique method of tending to the details.
I spend more time reading the economist, sunday nyt, monocle, and
the new yorker than I do books these days. That said, currently in
rotation or coming up:
Brian Eno: Visual Music, A Photographic History of West Coast Hip
Hop, How Music Works, Art of Happiness, The Poetics of Space.
Favorites: Telling the Story, Sex at Dawn, Opening Up, Survivor,
Days of War Nights of Love: Crimethinc for Beginners, Unbearable
Lightness of Being, anything Lorrie Moore (swoon), Cradle To
Cradle, Perks of Being a Wallflower.