Discovery: New Build
March 8, 2012
A new band with familiar faces, New Build features Al Doyle from illustrious British electro-pop group Hot Chip and recently disbanded LCD Soundsystem, as well as fellow Hot Chip member Felix Martin and engineer Tom Hopkins—yet manages to find its own unique voice within layers of steely electric beats, synthesizers, and fuzzy waves of sound.
February 14, 2012
Best known to Western audiences for her sword-wielding performance in 2000’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Malaysian- born action queen Michelle Yeoh stars this month in a very different kind of film: Luc Besson’s The Lady (Cohen Media Group), in which she plays Aung San Suu Kyi, the Burmese politician, government protester, and Nobel Peace Prize–winner who was held under house arrest for 15 years before finally being released in November 2010.