Reviews

Pharmakon Devour

Margaret Chardiet has upped the ante even further than usual, crafting abrasive, boundary-pushing music with such deft that you won’t understand why you’ll want to keep returning to it.

Jackson Glassey reviews...

Hiss Golden Messenger Terms of Surrender

Hiss Golden Messenger’s M.C. Taylor explores some dark corners on Terms Of Surrender, revealing the album’s most compelling moments.

Mark Moody reviews...

(Sandy) Alex G House of Sugar

The Philadelphia singer-songwriter's latest balances gentle sentiment with darkness. It's just as bewildering as his last effort, Rocket, even if he's too much of a tunesmith to keep things too abstract.

Juan Edgardo Rodríguez reviews...

Alex Cameron Miami Memory

The Australian singer-songwriter is still an entertaining narrator, and his knack for melodies continues to be strong. By stripping away the ickiest qualities of his music, he may have strengthened his appeal.

Ethan Gordon reviews...

Features

Quick Takes (August 2019)

In our ongoing Quick Takes feature, Juan Edgardo Rodríguez, alongside staff writers Kirk Sever and Mark Moody, revisit a handful of albums that caught their attention during the month of August. This month's selections include The Futureheads, Belle and Sebastian, Ty Segall, and more. 

The Futureheads lead this month's picks...

Quick Takes (July 2019)

In our ongoing Quick Takes feature, Juan Edgardo Rodríguez, alongside staff writers Kirk Sever and Joe Marvilli, revisit a handful of albums that caught their attention during the month of July. This month's selections include The Flaming Lips, Bleached, Jesca Hoop, and more. 

The Flaming Lips lead this month's picks...

Features

A Primer to the films in Competition at the 72nd Festival de Cannes

Nineteen films will compete for the 2019 Palme d'Or, decided this year by Alejandro Iñárritu and his jury. Enjoy Kirk Sever's preview to the 72nd Cannes Film Festival, and watch recommendations of other films by the directors in competition.

Read our definitive guide...

Reviews

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Quentin Tarantino)

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is a bloated, self-indulgent tour of Quentin Tarantino's fetishes.

Kirk Sever reviews...