Archive for December, 2008

by The Great White Gypsy Gran Torino – Clint Eastwood Clint Eastwood has been hit or miss as a director, and his acting these days borders on the chronically cranky.  This one is a hard call.  First he doesn’t like Asians or children, then he does, then he protects them from other Asian children.  Then […]

I’ve always been a fan of The Alchemist’s beats. His work, from The Soul Assassins, to Mobb Deep and Dialated Peoples, has always been on point. His beat for Nothin, On Me, off Lil Wayne’s The Carter III is the highlight of an album full of great production. The Alchemist’s latest release includes some of […]

by The Great White Gypsy Bollywood: the final frontier.  Director Danny Boyle has hit the mark in so many genres in his career, it’s never a question whether his new film will be good.  It’s a question of which genre he will attack next.  Romantic Comedy, Horror, Sci-fi, Family, Drama, and Cult Classic.  This year, […]

I usually ignore Pitchfork‘s reviews. Maybe it’s a case of the hipster hating on the hipster. But, I feel like they try too hard to be on the cutting edge of music and are more concerned with crafting clever metaphors than with reviewing an album. That said, even I must admit, they were right on […]

From us at sexy gypsy, we’d like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas! We hope this season is one to remember. We’ll be back next week with some new posts. In the mean time, enjoy the holidays and keep listening to the voices from the underground.

I know the last couple music posts haven’t really been the usual sexy gypsy posts–bands you’ve never heard of but really need to check out. But I figured that because Chinese Democracy and 808s and Heartbreak were huge albums that had potential not to completely blow, they deserved mention. But now that they’re out of […]

by The Great White Gypsy We all take dates to movies, and we have since we were 13, when the skating rink just wasn’t cutting it, and no one would sell us whiskey.  Movies are a great way to have an experience together, without the pressure of holding a conversation with someone you just met.  […]