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Bedroom Pop, Comfort for the Sad Unknown
Michael Seyer, Bane’s World & Inner Wave take back humanity
"...Michael Seyer, Bane’s World, and Inner Wave helped define bedroom pop...."

July 10, 2018 Music Post by Jeremy Steinberger

WEST Pop-Up at the Neill-Cochran House Museum
For the West Austin Studio Tour, 15 artists show their work in this historic Austin home to varying and delightful effect
"...captivating resourcefulness is upstairs. Hung and draped around a bedroom, Paul Finch's vibrant and deceptively simple textiles accentuate the..."

May 18, 2018 Arts Review by Melany Jean

Selena Gomez Delivers Pop Spectacle
Don’t call it a revival just yet, but it’s close
"...frontman of a DNCE band. The group brandishes sugar pop buoyantly, their hooks translating well to an arena...."

June 20, 2016 Music Post by Alejandra Ramirez

Molly Burch Mixes Heartbroken Narratives and Fifties Pop
Austin newcomer's debut, Please Be Mine, is a quiet triumph
"...indie Captured Tracks, her debut also drums up Fifties pop touchstones...."

Feb. 17, 2017 Music Feature by Libby Webster

Can't-Miss Austin Bands at SXSW
Bedroom Zhu goes global
"...Z Tapes founder Filip Zemčík, who distributes Zhu's lo-fi bedroom pop. The label's reach includes all-cassette hideout Waltz in..."

March 8, 2019 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

The Babadook
Tyro helmer Jennifer Kent conjures a disturbing spook story about a mother, a son, and an unnerving presence in their house
"...book that has mysteriously appeared in the young boy’s bedroom...."

Dec. 5, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Slash
A sweet coming-of-age film set in the world of fan fiction
"...outcast who spends his days holed up in his bedroom writing erotic fan fiction. For those who’ve never heard..."

Dec. 9, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Levitation Picks
"...Dolas and drummer Wyatt Blair, the quartet has key-jamming trip-pop mastered on 2013's Nico & Her Psychedelic Subconscious. Forthcoming..."

May 8, 2015 Music Feature

Kung Fu Panda
Jack Black's animated Po may be an animated panda bear, but deep down, he’s really just a nerd with a pop-culture obsession.
"...Deep down, he’s really just a nerd with a pop-culture obsession. In Kung Fu Panda’s opening scene (animated in..."

June 6, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Show Me Love
"...Morrissey and Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet dotting her bedroom walls, is a quietly frazzled teen, achingly real. When..."

April 7, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou
Bill Murray won't get the elusive Oscar for this one – for all its visual majesty, The Life Aquatic is too slight – but the film is nevertheless a funny, bewildering, and giddy spectacle.
"...of his impressive budget (his biggest to date) into eye-popping imagery, like the invented water animals (care of The..."

Dec. 24, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Recommended Live Music for the Weekend
Our picks from the usual onslaught of live music options
"...Bedroom pop, a burgeoning genre of hypnotic, lo-fi soundscapes, may..."

July 6, 2018 Chron Events Post by The Music Staff

Souvenir
Isabelle Huppert as a musician reconsidering celebrity.
"...in the form of Laura, the nearly super-duper famous pop star alter ego she abandoned long ago...."

March 16, 2018 Movie Review by Danielle White

SXSW Music: Ruled by Women
10 from indie rock’s new fem-led gen
"...previews sophomore followup I Don't Run on Mom + Pop Music. Girl Ray..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

Local Musicians on Avoiding the Sophomore Slump
Five trending Austin-hatched acts that sidestepped recording’s biggest pitfall
"...Picture Greg Ginn's explosiveness mixed with Hüsker Dü's harmonic pop...."

Aug. 4, 2017 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Thirteen
Catherine Hardwicke directs her laser-beam gaze into the horrifically malleable soul of young girls caught in bad situations.
"...Spears, and she hangs out with, if not the unpopular crowd, then at least the second-tier geeks and smart..."

Aug. 29, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

They Got the Beat
Living the pop life in Austin
"...Intro (Hook) Oh. My. God. How did "pop," a mere three-letter word, cause this much havoc? Could..."

May 4, 2001 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Nordic Noise
Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland – 26 inches of SXSW over four days and nights
"...her third album overall. Copenhagen's epo-555 plays wistful, pliant pop tunes with a slight electronic undertone reminiscent of early..."

Feb. 24, 2006 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Saturday Sleepers
SXSW picks & sleepers
"...and Dadaist rants, all dolled up in a glittery ska/pop pantsuit and radiating sunshine. – Audra Schroeder TOM VEK8pm,..."

March 18, 2005 Music Feature

Scandinavian Smorgasbord
Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland
"...Turku's the Crash parlayed their melancholy mix of lush pop, prog flourishes, and Euro-disco to become mainstays on MTV..."

Feb. 25, 2005 Music Feature by Greg Beets

12 Can't-Miss Austin Bands at SXSW
Hip-hop, roots rock, pop, shoegaze, and more to keep your ears ringing
"..."But we also really like pop music," he adds...."

March 7, 2019 Music Post by The Music Staff

SXSW Thursday showcases
Bulked up: Thursday night SXSW showcases
"...game. Fellow Seattleite Say Hi has been building rinky-dink bedroom-pop long before it was hip, most recently on last..."

March 16, 2012 Music Feature

Playback: Sound on Sound Fest Is Set, but What About Fun Fun Fun?
SOS Fest dropped its lineup this week, but what of predecessor FFF?
"...buyer shifted efforts to Sound on Sound, an instantly popular music festival staged at a giant Renaissance faire village..."

June 23, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Fantastic Fest 2014: The Babadook
Tyro helmer Jennifer Kent conjures disturbing spook story
"...book that has mysteriously appeared in the young boy’s bedroom...."

Sept. 21, 2014 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Live Music Recommendations for the Weekend
JMBLYA, a conjunto fest, and more weekend sounds to keep you busy
"...This striking modern pop songwriter with a major league voice and emotional delivery..."

May 4, 2018 Music Post by The Music Staff

Beach House’s Spring Party Blowout
Beyond the stars on sound and vision
"...way for a Monday evening spring blowout. Following a pop-up installation at Brazos Hall, which capped at 200 ticket..."

April 12, 2016 Music Post by Abby Johnston

Iran
Saturday
"...Conceived more than a decade ago as the noise-pop project of Aaron Aites, the difference between Iran's 2003..."

March 20, 2009 Music Review by Austin Powell

John Dufilho
Record review
"...down, Rabble Rouser is an exercise in softly focused bedroom pop with a deliberately unfinished air and its own..."

Nov. 4, 2005 Music Review by Greg Beets

Playback Punches Out
After six years and 388,000 words, "Playback" hands off the music column
"...the Chronicle's most prolific freelancers, writing about everything from bedroom pop to R&B, punk, rap, rock, and doom metal..."

Nov. 23, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Releases First Wave of 2018 Performers
Marlon Williams, Jay Park, Shamir, and 204 more
"...from New Zealand, funny Indonesian rap sensation Rich Chigga, reggaeton/trap/pop artist Farina from Colombia, and her Roc Nation labelmate..."

Oct. 11, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

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