Dominic Maxwell-Lewis

Holiday Season Begins in New York

November 20, 2013

Bergdorf Goodman is one of the true New York institutions, and Christmas in the city demands a trip to see the department store’s meticulously crafted holiday windows.

A Rose by Any Other Name

November 6, 2013

Shane Meadows is frequently cited as one of the best filmmakers working in Britain today. His films depict an England far removed from the one told across this side of the Atlantic. They’re earnest in their grittiness and unflinchingly honest in their narrative.

Bars of Gold: A Band Apart

October 29, 2013

As second albums go, Detroit-based outfit Bars of Gold had their share of challenges. Geographically separated, but undeterred, they put together their upcoming LP Wheels through Skype practice sessions and pondering the tapes of nascent riffs. What’s so impressive is that it suffers for none of these setbacks.

Batali Royale

October 18, 2013

Tradition and authenticity are synonymous with the work of chef Mario Batali, who’s prolific in the way that only the truly passionate are.

Discovery: Anna Lunoe

October 7, 2013

Anna Lunoe is a Californian transplant who’s making a name for herself stirring dance music revelers into a frenzy from behind the decks as well as weaving out a sound for herself—as vocalist and producer—that’s as much bucolic melodies as it is shrewd house beats.

Inside the Dome with Sarah Neufeld

August 13, 2013

Sarah Neufeld seems to gather critical acclaim at every turn. One part of Grammy Award-winning outfit Arcade Fire and Juno Award-winning ensemble Bell Orchestre, Neufeld has now turned her hand to solo pursuits. Hero Brother is a dynamic release that is as rich and atmospheric as it is resilient and bristling with wild energy.

Exclusive Song Premiere and Interview: ‘Lip Gloss Anthem,’ Sega Bodega

May 28, 2013

Rich cinematic sweeps and Atari bleeps are central to Sega Bodega’s esoteric audio mix, which never strays far from the dark, gritty streets of his stomping grounds in Glasgow.