For a record label, Sublime Frequencies’ crate-digging is extreme in its far-reaching trippiness. Since 2003, label cofounders Hisham Mayet and Alan Bishop have collected rare records and made field recordings around the world, then released them in limited editions. But the label doesn’t just offer music. Sublime Frequencies’ folk cinema has captured song and dance [...]
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“Dark Matters,” the title for a show at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, can be read any number of ways. It might refer to subject matter—say, subjects of heightened political tension since Sept. 11. The phrase summons images of CIA black sites, unmanned Predator drones, or, in this show, Wayne Gonzales’ Pentagon, a pointillist painting [...]
Right away, it's easy to see something's bothering Kid Cudi on Man On The Moon II: The Legend Of Mr. Rager. There's the Cleveland native's troubled slouch on the album cover, and his drab reflections throughout the recording. He's crying for an intervention.
But just as suddenly, Cudi shrugs you off with nonchalant arrogance, and you realize that [...]