In this Year in Film and Music special edition, you'll hear from local writers and musicians about their year. We'll take a look at ambitious movies with inconclusive endings. You'll learn about the loss of two seminal local music venues, and much more.
The good news for political conservatives
— they finally have a somewhat relevant musical act on their side now!
The bad news? It’s Korn. With enough paranoid hyperbole to make even
Glenn Beck say, “Uh, that’s a little nutty,” Davis told Billboard
that Korn’s new song “Illuminati” was inspired by America’s President,
who he calls an “illuminati puppet.”
When it was announced that Wisconsin’s
Bon Iver (essentially singer/songwriter Justin Vernon) had scored
several Grammy nods (including Best New Artist and Record and Song of
the Year), Indie music pundits declared Bon Iver this year’s Arcade
Fire, the Canadian band that shockingly took home Album of the Year last