Nilüfer Yanya: The Dealer

The fourth release from Nilüfer Yanya’s forthcoming Painless (the follow-up to her 2019 debut, Miss Universe, and seven-track 2021 album, Inside Out), “The Dealer” is a vibrant, ’90s-influenced track that shimmers. She says, “When I was writing this song I was thinking about the transient nature of life and the cyclical nature of the seasons. I find it interesting how we attach certain memories and feelings to …

The Making of Amy Douglas + Joe Goddard’s HARD FEELINGS

We speak with the NYC songstress about her dramatic house/disco collaboration with the Hot Chip member

A seemingly reticent but brilliant British producer, and a bawdy New York songstress, Joe Goddard of Hot Chip and Amy Douglas possess the underpinnings of a legendary pop duo. One is a master of electronic music; the other, a rock and jazz performer and a self-confessed “Brill-Building-nerd-level singer-songwriter.” But these two apparently disparate identities have plenty of overlap (a love of pop music and great songwriting …

Interview: BFI London Film Festival’s “Expanded” Curator, Ulrich Schrauth

Insight on curating the second-annual program dedicated to XR storytelling at the prestigious event

Through programming dedicated to virtual, augmented, mixed and modified reality, international film festivals continue to transport attendees (whether participating at home or on-site) into the future of storytelling. With their second-ever LFF Expanded program, curated by Ulrich Schrauth, the 65th BFI London Film Festival (running 6-17 October) presents an array of XR artworks that align with the prestigious event’s legacy of pioneering moving pictures. And, with …