Kllo Maybe We Could

While there are some appealing songs here, the Melbourne duo struggle to stand out next to subpar material.

Joe Marvilli checks in...

Fontaines D.C. A Hero's Death

On A Hero's Death, the Dublin quintet looks a little more inward—assessing where they stand as rising up-and-comers and having the impulse to express themselves differently.

Juan Edgardo Rodríguez reviews...

Neon Trees I Can Feel You Forgetting Me

After a six-year absence, I Can Feel You Forgetting Me is an adequate continuation of what made Neon Trees so appealing in the first place—even if it isn’t an entertaining or interesting enough comeback.

Ethan Gordon reviews...

Lori McKenna The Balladeer

On her eleventh studio LP, the country singer-songwriter writes stories that feel like they could stem from your family—a little messy and frustrating, but also, a little hopeful and caring.

Ethan Gordon reviews...


Toy Bastard (Interview)

Car Seat Headrest guitarist Ethan Ives discusses the writing and recording of his new album Life for Cowards under the name Toy Bastard, approaching songs with a topical focus, and his contributions to CSH's Making a Door Less Open.

Ethan Gordon reviews...

Quick Takes (June 2020)

In this jam-packed installment of Quick Takes, five staff writers revisit a handful of albums that caught their attention during the month of June. This month's selections include Freddie Gibbs & the Alchemist, Braids, Phantom Planet, Special Interest, and more.

Freddie Gibbs & The alchemist leads this month's picks...


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...


Parasite ( Bong Joon-ho)

Once again reflecting on social classes and bending genre to his will, Bong Joon-ho lives up to the hype of his Palme d'Or winning tragicomedy, Parasite.

Kirk Sever reviews...