The Weeknd’s deliriously funky chart topper “Can’t Feel My Face” has sparked sweat-soaked dance sessions across the country, but dark notes lurk at the outskirts of this ebullient jam. Chromatic intrusions and Classical laments crowd the scene and invite more clandestine interpretations. What’s this song really about? The secret lies in the scale.
The Weeknd – Wicked Games
The Weeknd – Earned It
The Weeknd – Can’t Feel My Face
L’Arpeggiata – Monteverdi ‘s Amor (Lamento Della Ninfa, Rappresentativo)
Skrillex & Diplo – Where Are Ü Now (with Justin Bieber)
This week's episode with Filmspotting's Top 5 Malick Scenes and a review of "To the Wonder" was recorded entirely at the magic hour. Plus, the final Max Ophuls Marathon movie, 1955's Lola Montes.