Charly Bliss make no secret they’re a throwback. They hone in on an era from about 20 years ago, when seemingly every other band came blissed out, drenched in sun, and outfitted for a spot on the 10 Things I Hate About You or Jawbreaker soundtrack next to Veruca Salt. Back then, for every Breeders there were at least two Letters to Cleos or Stretch Princesses, and their legacy is now constrained doubly: condemned the first time around by a rockist critical establishment for being too poppy, then when everyone started being OK with pop again, dismissed with the same received condemnation. Thing is, this style never went away, it’s just tended to age down.
Will Brierre, Los Angeles-based mixing engineer whose past clients include artists ranging from metal band All That Remains to the illustrious Fleetwood Mac, has come to Pro Studio Live to share his vast knowledge of the art of mixing an Indie/Pop song. For this episode Will brought with him a song to deconstruct and explain from an Indie/Pop group, Komox, called "Achilles Heel".
The most controversial sex scenes are the ones that really push the envelope - from Lolita to Secretary to Nine Songs. Indie Sex: Extremes explores everything from real sex on screen, S&M, fetish, and more. The films that are explored exemplify how cinema can be used to express the vast range of human sexuality.
Underage sex is one of the most taboo topics on screen. Indie Sex: Teens presents the history and role of teenage sex and sexuality on screen - from Splendor in the Grass to Kids to Thirteen. The blockbuster teen films of the 80's and more contemporary teen flicks are all explored as mediums through which teen films have played a central role in adolescent sex education