Reviews

DIIV Is The Is Are

DIIV's second effort, Is the Is Are, is told with barefaced honesty, seen through the lens of a band that is reclaiming their capacities as a unit after their lead songwriter faced near self-destruction.

Juan Edgardo Rodríguez reviews...

Milk Teeth Vile Child

Milk Teeth plumb their influences from the best of the nineties grunge scene and create their own invigorating organic brand.

Carl Purvis reviews...

Ty Segall Emotional Mugger

At this point, Ty Segall should be a genre. 

Sean Caldwell reviews...

Steven Wilson 4 1/2

4 1/2 marks a halfway point between Steven Wilson's last full-length record and whatever comes next. While Wilson may be clearing house, most of these tracks are decidedly not throwaways. 

Joe Marvilli looks back with Steven Wilson, before he moves forward...

Features

Quick Takes (January 2016)

In this new monthly feature, writers Juan Edgardo Rodríguez and Carl Purvis offer a few condensed thoughts on some of the past month's most notable releases. 

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Features

Making a Patsy

Let's slow down everyone.  Netflix may have jumped the gun on this one.

Alan Shulman reviews

Reviews

Anomalisa (Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson)

An underwhelming narrative entangled in the mild humor of hackneyed mid-life crisis, the stop-motion film proves Kaufman's gifts are more suited to immense theatrical sandbox than domestic and office miniatures.

Grant Phipps knows an...