Alex Godfrey

The Score

How 'Trainspotting' Made Underworld's "Born Slippy" One of the 90s' Most Iconic Songs

We talk to Underworld's Rick Smith about the creation of the zeitgeist-capturing hit, working on the sequel 'T2 Trainspotting,' and shouting LAGER LAGER LAGER!
Alex Godfrey
3.24.17
Internet Exploring

Dancing Queens: Uncovering 'The Hits of ABBA in Hindi'

How two Indian sisters in 1981 made a joyful ABBA covers album for an Indian audience.
Alex Godfrey
3.19.17
Behind The Lens

Inside The Rolling Stones' Trip Across Latin America

We sit down with the filmmakers of new doc 'Olé Olé Olé!' to find out how they chronicled a band that's done it all already, culminating in The Stones playing to 1 million fans in Cuba.
Alex Godfrey
11.11.16
Features

Adia Victoria on How the Constant Trauma of Being Black Is as American as Apple Pie

She sings the wild blues and here discusses everything from her church upbringing to the stigmatization of black female mental health issues and more.
Alex Godfrey
9.13.16
Presented By Vinyl

How Martin Scorsese Used Rock and Punk Music Throughout His Career

'Mean Streets,' 'Raging Bull,' 'Goodfellas,' 'Casino,' and more demonstrate how Scorsese creates mood with specific music.
Alex Godfrey
2.11.16
Film

Nick Broomfield's New Documentary Is About an Alleged Serial Killer Suspected of Killing 200 Women

"You've got a sort of mini-genocide going on and it just doesn't penetrate because America's so racially divided."
Alex Godfrey
1.30.15
style

Björk: The History and Style of a Music Maverick

I saw Björk once in a fish market in Reykjavík. She was buying fish. Observing Björk in her natural habitat does not normalise her. Björk is too otherworldly to quite pull off blending in…
Alex Godfrey
7.16.13
Photos

Prince Has Ruled In The Style Stakes For Four Freakin' Decades

Prince used to wear leather-look high cut ladies panties like it was no big deal. We salute his sartorial supremacy.
Alex Godfrey
5.14.13
Stuff

The Woman Who Wrestled Bears

Deanna Booher has lived enough for five lives and had just as many aliases. Queen Adrena, Juicy Joy, Matilda The Hun, and Queen Kong are just some of the names she's gone under for her various guises. She's been arrested and jailed, she's wrestled a...
Alex Godfrey
1.22.13
Stuff

Chris Doyle Made a Japanese Monster Porn Musical

He also worked on "Lady in the Water," where he had a penchant for grabbing men's genitals, kissing women's stomachs, and walking around pantsless when studio heads visited.
Alex Godfrey
11.16.11
Stuff

Men for Sale

Montreal filmmaker Rodrigue Jean was planning to make a documentary about gay prostitutes in London when he was working there in the 90s, but hit a wall when he wasn't given the creative freedom he wanted.
Alex Godfrey
8.26.11
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VINCENT GALLO WANTS HIS BERRIES

Alex Godfrey
3.29.11
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