Crimson staff writer
Shaun V. Gohel
“Media archaeology is a relatively new term that defines excavating through the history of media,” Bruno says. “It’s a way to understand where the history comes from and also how that history can be reinvented.”
Tucked beneath the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, the Harvard Film Archive is easy to miss. Yet as one of the most prominent university-based film collections in the U.S., the archive is a cinephile’s gem—one that cultivates a dynamic space for the film-watching community.
“VEGA INTL. Night School” stands as a glossy new addition to Neon Indian’s catalogue that draws on elements of the past, including the tongue-in-cheek nature of 1980s hits, to push its singular sound forward.
“La Vie Est Belle” fully lives up to its name—despite drawing from a number of clashing influences, Ilunga has produced a variegated, compulsively listenable record.