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Radiohead's puppet short, Janet in black and white, Princess Nokia's tomboy anthem and more in music this week

Radiohead: Burn the Witch A puppet man tours a picturesque village, full of other seemingly benign puppet people—but something strange is afoot. Soundtracking this miniature movie (an homage to the 1973 cult film “The Wicker Man,” except perhaps for its ending) is the new Radiohead song “Burn the Witch.” From the start, violins are bowed unconventionally to create an unsettling, bouncing texture, slowly building into …

Janet Jackson: Dammn Baby

Truly one of the best in the world, Janet Jackson has been blessing us with music since the early ’80s and isn’t showing any signs she’s slowing down (despite apparently halting the second leg of the “Unbreakable” world tour to start a family). Today she released the video for “Dammn Baby” and it’s classic Janet: all black and white, sharp choreography (with plenty of hair-flips), …

Studio Visit: Atelier de Geste

Dancer-turned-designer Beau Rhee creates limited edition products inspired by movement and performance

Beau Rhee has worked as a professional dancer in NYC for years (apprenticing with Bill T Jones and Arnie Zane), but in a superhuman feat, also found time to work for art galleries and fashion showrooms. Forever attracted to the visual, Rhee—a double major in dance and art history—found herself wanting to do more than just integrate sets and costumes into her choreography. Developing her …