Mountain Goats' John Darnielle talks playing a washed-up metal guitarist on great new series 'Poker Face'
Darnielle co-stars and co-wrote songs in the best episode so far of terrific new Peacock murder mystery series ‘Poker Face‘ that was created by Rian Johnson (‘Knives Out‘) and stars Natasha Lyonne.
Starring: Bruce Willis, Phoebe Bridgers, Kate Bush, Jon Hamm, Ian McKellan, Natalie Portman, Jenny Lewis, Christopher Walken, Smog, Fontaines DC, Daniel Radcliffe, Jake Gyllenhaal, many Game of Thrones cast members, Jason Statham in a speedo, and more!
This week in Indie Basement: reviews of new albums from Gruff Rhys (Super Furry Animals), CHAI, No Joy, FACS, and a compilation from Soulwax’s DEEWEE label.
We Are Who We Are, from Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino, premieres in September on HBO.
‘Queen & Slim’ also features new music from Vince Staples and Megan Thee Stallion, a score by Blood Orange, and stars Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith, Chloë Sevigny, Flea, Sturgill Simpson, and more…
They’ve just released the trailer for ’The Dead Don’t Die, writer/director Jim Jarmusch’s foray into undead territory, featuring’ ”the greatest zombie cast ever disassembled,” including Bill Murray, Iggy Pop, Chloe Sevigny, Selena Gomez, Adam Driver, Tom Waits, Steve Buscemi, RZA, Tilda Swinton and more…
It’s also got Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, Rosie Perez, Chloe Sevigny, Steve Buscemi, and as part of ”the greatest zombie cast ever disassembled.” The movie’s out in June.
The audiobook version of ’The Beastie Boys Book’ features an incredible cast of narrators including Nas, Steve Buscemi, Kim Gordon, Jarvis Cocker, Snoop Dogg, Will Ferrell, Rosie Perez, Elvis Costello, Chuck D, Jon Stewart, NY1’s Pat Kiernan, Maya Rudolph, Bette Midler, Jon Stewart, and Ben Stiller.
This Basilica Hudson fundraiser is hosted by will be ”hosted” by Aaron Dessner (The National), Miles Joris-Peyrafitte, Ryan McGinley, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Elvis Perkins, Chloë Sevigny, Michael Stipe, Brandon Stosuy, Jack Walls, Yelena Yemchuk, and “other special guests.”