Sigur Ros, forever and always. Sunny Day Real Estate/Jeremy Enigk, Lou Barlow/Sebadoh, Paul Gonzenbach, Lotion, Madder Rose, The Shangri-Las, My Bloody Valentine, Pale Saints, Harold Budd, Robin Guthrie, No Joy, KNIFIGHT, Lord Buffalo, Sorne, My Education, Night Drive, Black Forest Fire, The Ex-Optimists, and Shmu. I'm really into discovering local bands these days.
David Lynch and Darren Aronofsky are my favorite directors. Mysterious Skin, Tyrannosaur, A Single Man, The Fall, the Before Sunrise/Sunset/Midnight trilogy, Vampire's Kiss, We Were Here, Man Bites Dog, Welcome to the Dollhouse, The Fly, and For the Bible Tells Me So
Books: The New York Trilogy, A Wild Sheep Chase, A Clockwork Orange and The Raw Shark Texts. I adore graphic novels and comics. I've loved everything I've read by Jason, Charles Burns, Craig Thompson, and Dash Shaw. Saga, Locke&Key, Bone, My Friend Dahmer, Asterios Polyp, Daytripper, Like a Velvet Glove Cast in Iron, We3, Blue Pills: A Positive Love Story, Clumsy, and The Alcoholic are some other favorites.