Amanda Petrusich writes about the legacy of Dick Dale, who died last week, at eighty-one, and his influence on the genre of surf rock with the song “Misirlou.”
Cameron Hood recommends the contemporary Australian alternative-dance music RÜFÜS DU SOL and it’s single “No Place” from the album “Solace.”
Two men were arrested in June 2012 and convicted a year later of planning bomb attacks and possessing military-grade explosives.
Richard Brody reviews “Lois Weber: Interviews,” edited by Martin F. Norden, which includes remarks from the filmmaker about cinema and her career during the silent-film era.
Ian Crouch reviews the new Netflix documentary series “Losers,” which combines archival footage, contemporary interviews, and clever animation to tell the stories of athletes whose careers are defined by falling short of victory.