Top Pop Culture Picks for the Week

TOP PICK

Samsara

(MPI Media Group)

The visuals in this film from Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson, the guys behind the movies Chronos and Baraka, get trippier as the film progresses. With imagery that ranges from the natural to the surreal, Samsara provides a stunning look at slices of life on five different continents as we see everything from snow-covered Himalayan mountains to chickens heading to slaughter.

Various Artists

Girls, Volume 1: Music from the Original HBO Series

(Fueled by Ramen)

Indie acts such as fun., Fleet Foxes and the Vaccines fill out the soundtrack to HBO’s very smart dramedy about a twentysomething trying to eke out a living in New York City.

About The Author

Jeff Niesel

Jeff has been covering the Cleveland music scene for more than 20 years now. And on a regular basis, he tries to talk to whatever big acts are coming through town, too. If you're in a band that he needs to hear, email him at [email protected]
Scroll to read more Local Music articles
Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state.
Help us keep this coverage going with a one-time donation or an ongoing membership pledge.

Newsletters

Join Cleveland Scene Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.