CaPC Playlist: Deafheaven, Sigur Ros, The National, Brooke Waggoner, and A$AP Ferg

Brief thoughts on songs that are on CaPC writers' playlists. You can check out this week’s playlist on Spotify here."Dream House" —Deafheaven"Dream House" is nine minutes of sizzling colorful sparkle and robust compact guitars that drown out the almost inaudible screams of the vocalist. The poetic lyrics are as impenetrable as the guitars as they discuss the inseparable intermarriage of love and death. Hindered by sober restlessness. Submitting to the ambe … [Read more...]

Five Ways to Enjoy May

April is, if not the cruelest, at least one of the slowest months in pop-culture land.  While you’re waiting for the summer blockbusters to arrive, here are five things to look forward to in May -- and ways to entertain yourself in the meantime.1. The Great Gatsby (In theatres May 10) If Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel carries half the punch of its trailer, this film will probably leave you wondering why exactly you didn’t read the book when it was assigned … [Read more...]