Lost in the Trees Past Life ???1/2 Alt Rock Ari Picker, leader of Lost in the Trees, is a virtuoso at beautifully weaving his sad and tragic past into his band’s varying shades of majestic music. In the band’s third LP, Past Life, Picker and crew interject vulnerable sentiment similar to previous albums, but this time with a different, progressive lens.
Tomorrow marks the much-anticipated return of the Netflix original series “House of Cards.” Save the saccharine kisses in the rain or “I got off the plane”s — such gestures are tiresome compared to what the characters of “House of Cards” has to offer.
So Valentine’s Day is nigh and you have yet to nail down your evening plans? Never fear, Dive has got you covered. Check out our picks for great local shows to take that special someone to.
That Awkward Moment ?? “That Awkward Moment” is a contrived, immature comedy that never quite reaches the level of obscenity and awkwardness that it promised. The film features three best friends — Jason, Daniel and Mikey — who are living up their post-college playboy lifestyle in the heart of New York City.
The Invisible Woman ??1/2 The tragic and clandestine personal life of Charles Dickens is shown in Ralph Fiennes’ “The Invisible Woman.” Though visually attractive, the film lacks storyline-related clarity as well as proper character development.
I Break Horses Chiaroscuro ???? Electronic pop I Break Horses is well on its way to proving itself as an established electronic duo with the release of its second album. Chiaroscuro highlights the Swedish duo’s awesome ability to cover retro rhythms with relaxed vocals.
Juan Wauters N.A.P. – North American Poetry ???? Folk rock His voice isn’t perfect nor is his instrumentation revolutionary, but the laid-back personality and style of Juan Wauters on his debut solo album more than make up for what he seemingly lacks. N.A.P. — North American Poetry is humorous, melancholic and catchy, but it always remains fresh.
Music and art have long gone hand-in-hand, but Lilac Shadows is taking it one step further by merging the two into one collaborative multimedia exhibit. The four-piece band from Durham will be hosting an exhibition in conjunction to its album release of No Dark/No Light.