LDR Persists in Conjuring the 60s With “Coachella-Woodstock In My Mind”—Albeit With More of a Joan Osborne than Joan Baez Feel

“I was at Coachella leaning on your shoulder, watching your husband swing in time/I guess I was in it ‘cause baby for a minute I thought it was Woodstock in my mind.” So go the opening lyrics to Lana Del Rey’s latest politically-tinged single, “Coachella-Woodstock In My Mind” (which sounds …

Neon Wet Dreams in Cross-Shaped Forms Pervade The Weeknd’s “Party Monster”

Like some new-fangled version of La Dolce Vita (a somewhat grandiose comparison, to be sure), the video for The Weeknd’s “Party Monster”(directed by the equally diminutively named BRTHR) is all about accenting the simultaneous addiction and aversion to decadence, and all the fleetingly glorious distraction it can provide. Featuring all the …