Dan DeLuca is an Inquirer pop music critic. But his "In the Mix" column in the Weekend section ventures further afield, into books, movies, TV, the Internet, graphic novels and anything you might call "popular culture."
Girlpool, Chinatown. Formerly Los Angeles and now Philly electric guitar and bass duo of Harmony Tividad and Cleo Tucker sweeten their punk-rock sound on this plaintive, vulnerable video for their upcoming single. Opening for Alex G and Teen Suicide at PhilaMOCA on Tuesday.
Pity the poor critic. This year at the movies, she or he is portrayed as being vindictive, grossly unfair, power-mad, and, in all likelihood, unqualified.