Music supervisor for I'm Not There, The Darjeeling Limited, December's Revolutionary Road recommends...
CARLA BRUNI ''She makes music with Dave Stewart [of the Eurythmics] and makes love with French president Sarkozy. Irresistible.'' (myspace.com/carlabruni)
SCOTT HARDKISS ''My favorite American DJ. His Technicolor Dreamer full-length is out this spring. It's like a marathon Parliament-Funkadelic holiday weekend.'' (myspace.com/scotthardkiss)
MAGNETIC FIELDS ''With a new album, Distortion, 2008 is the year perhaps that they put leader Stephin Merritt's name on a Broadway theater or on a New York street sign or a school for gifted children.'' (myspace.com/themagneticfields)
MGMT ''They're based in Brooklyn. They wear capes and wear them well; it's style and substance for slow subway rides.'' (myspace.com/mgmt)
Music supervisor for The Wire recommends...
DARKROOM PRODUCTIONS ''They're a production company. They have a compilation of Baltimore artists coming out in April that is going to be at the forefront of this new attention to Baltimore.'' (myspace.com/darkroomproductionsinc)
MULLY MAN; BOSSMAN; DIABLO ''If one of these Baltimore hip-hop artists doesn't have a hit single in 2008, I'll eat my head. The things they're talking about are forward-thinking: It's not just gangsta they're not afraid to be positive while talking about real things [affecting their community].'' (myspace.com/mullyman; myspace.com/bossman; myspace.com/diabloflames)
LAFAYETTE GILCHRIST ''Also lives in Baltimore. He's a pianist and has an ensemble with horns he creates this jazz that's somewhere between funk, hip-hop, and jazz. He's the heir to Thelonious Monk.'' (myspace.com/lafayettegilchrist)
NICO MUHLY ''A young modern-classical composer in New York. He's worked with Philip Glass. Nico has an electric-violin concerto that's going to be really good.'' (nicomuhly.com)
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