Album Review - 'Girls' Soundtrack Volume 2

Monday, March 24, 2014 at 2:40 AM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Young adulthood is a seesaw of contemplation and exhibition. That truth runs rampant over the HBO series "Girls," in which creator Lena Dunham and her band of super savvy yet super self-absorbed pals cavort around New York and skirt responsibility. It's parties and prayers, regret and ribald living. The show's second volume of songs does an ace job at tucking all the angst and spectacle into one pretty package. The bawdiness of Lily Allen's autotuned "L8... READ MORE

A Soundtrack for Feeling Infinite

Monday, August 27, 2012 at 2:32 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Rejoice, wallflowers everywhere! (No, no - sit down, Jakob Dylan. Not your "One Headlight" gang.) Your favorite novel about "Rocky Horror Picture Show" zines and the general, wonderful weirdness of being a teenager is now a motion picture. "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," the beloved coming-of-age book by Stephen Chbosky, is coming to life on the silver screen September 21st.  Purists, don't fret - unlike many a lit classic gone Hollywood, this interpretation lies squarely... READ MORE