Michael Tabb

Exclusive Song Premiere: Hey Judas by Fine Times

July 30, 2012

With a touch of soul and a mesh of background synth for good measure, the latest single off Fine Times’ upcoming album is more mature anthem than newcomer pop number.

JoJo Would Like to Offer a Demonstration

July 18, 2012

At moments, JoJo’s newest single “Demonstrate” echoes her persona in the early 2000s, when she became a pop novelty with “(Leave) Get Out”—her assertive voice and her passionate delivery, which so charmed us when she was 13, have both matured nicely. But with its R&B and techno influences, “Demonstrate” stresses just how far she’s come since her 2004 hit.

Exclusive Song Premiere: ‘Aokagahara Forest,’ Io Echo

July 17, 2012

There’s something truly captivating about the new track from Los Angeles-based duo Io Echo’s debut album, Ministry of Love (Orwell reference duly noted and appreciated), due out on IAMSOUND Records on September 11. We’re psyched to exclusively premiere the song here.

Trailer Face-Off! The Babymakers vs. Hope Springs

July 12, 2012

This week: The Babymakers and Hope Springs, two romantic comedies about marriages struggling with sexual inadequacy.

Most Wanted: Fendi iPad Tote

July 3, 2012

The days of the hulking it-bag are, thankfully, long gone (no more Paddington biceps!) It’s not just an aesthetic evolution—with electronic gadgets constantly shrinking, large bags are unnecessary, purse-groping traps.

Bruce Weber’s Beach Babe

June 27, 2012

In his typical fascination with the beauty of the unclothed human (particularly male) form and classical filmmaking, Bruce Weber’s latest short film for Giorgio Armani’s Acqua di Giò fragrance captures the youth and sensuality of the brand’s iconic cologne.

Exclusive Song Premiere: ‘Black and White Mountains,’ Snowblink

June 27, 2012

“Black and White Mountains,” which we’re pleased to debut here, is the first single from Snowblink’s upcoming second album, Inner Classics, which will be available via Arts & Crafts on September 11.

New Again: Andy Samberg

June 13, 2012

When Andy Samberg announced he would be leaving Saturday Night Live this summer, it didn’t come as a major surprise. Rumors of his retirement from the show had been circulating for months; his other film-star castmate Kristen Wiig bid the show farewell last month (Jason Sudeikis would soon follow), and later this week, That’s My Boy will open in theaters, with Samberg starring alongside leading man Adam Sandler (also an SNL vet).

Dafoe, Bell, Oldman, & Hedlund Are Pretty in Prada

June 4, 2012

Judging by Prada’s last few collections, Miuccia Prada certainly has aninterest in power dynamics across generations. Finding a middle groundbetween a 50’s-inspired Spring RTW show and “virtual princess”-themedFall RTW show, Prada’s Fall/Winter 2012 Menswear Campaign balances pastand present sophistication.

New Again: Jane Campion

May 30, 2012

When Amour, Michael Haneke’s film about an aging couple struggling after a physical setback, won the Palme d’Or earlier this week, the 70-year-old Austrian director became one of just a handful of directors to win the Cannes Film Festival’s top prize two times—and the only person ever to do so within the span of only three years (he also won the prize in 2009 for WWI drama The White Ribbon). Back in January 1992, Interview spoke with another Palme d’Or winner, Jane Campion, in anticipation of her film The Piano.