Reviews

Adrianne Lenker songs / instrumentals

The prolific Big Thief singer-songwriter sacrifices no quality with an ever-abundant wellspring of ideas on her latest solo album. [Believe the Hype]

Mark Moody reviews...

Mary Lattimore Silver Ladders

Silver Ladders errs on the side of what the L.A. artist does best, giving us forty minutes of ambient, refreshing, harp-based soundscapes.

Ethan Gordon reviews...

Beabadoobee Fake It Flowers

The Filipino-born British singer-songwriter's debut studio LP is an edgy, brash, and well put together statement that goes back to the sleek pop sensibilities of 90s alternative music.

Juan Edgardo Rodríguez reviews...

YG My Life 4Hunnid

On his fourth album, the L.A. rapper has created a surprisingly steady and engaging record—one that can talk about nearly any topic but feel cohesive due to the modest sound and his set of good flows.

Ethan Gordon reviews...

Features

Andrew Cedermark (Interview)

The New Jersey indie rocker on teaching, woodworking, and returning to music with his latest solo project Fort/da.
 

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Quick Takes (August/September 2020)

In our ongoing Quick Takes feature, Juan Edgardo Rodríguez, Ethan Gordon, Kirk Sever, and Joe Rivers revisit a handful of albums that caught their attention during the months of August and September—featuring Deftones, Kurt Vile, Bill Callahan, and more.

Featuring Deftones and 11 more artists...

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.

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Reviews

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...