Father John Misty Pure Comedy

On his third release, former Fleet Fox Father John Misty is finished with the honeymoon phase, and looks to put the world to rights.

Joe Rivers isn't sure he gets the joke...

Little Dragon Season High

On their fifth effort, the Gothenburg unit attempt to insert some structure into their sonically adventurous pursuits with mixed results. 

Juan Edgardo Rodríguez reviews...

Future Islands The Far Field

The Far Field finds Future Islands taking a deeper dive into the darkness, seeking out the light through some of the strongest songs of their career. 

Joe Marvilli runs round this wailing world...

Happyness Write In

The South London trio shed their wildly expressive debut in favor of a more cohesive statement that accentuates their songwriting smarts.

Juan Edgardo Rodríguez reviews...


Superfood (Interview)

On the Bristol leg of the Dirty Hit Records tour, Dom and Ryan from Superfood talk to Craig Stevens about collaborations, festivals and what fans can expect from their forthcoming second album.

Click here to read the interview...

Quick Takes (March 2017)

In our ongoing Quick Takes feature, writers Juan Edgardo Rodríguez and Carl Purvis once again revisit a handful of albums that caught their attention during the past month. Featuring albums from Spoon, Jesus and Mary Chain, Jay Som, Aimee Mann, and more.

Click here to follow Spoon's steady groove...


Three Screenplays By Paddy Chayefsky

Winner of three Academy Awards, screenwriter Paddy Chayefsky was one of Hollywood's most influential writers. Whose work remains just as chillingly relevant today.

Angel Aguilar writes...


20th Century Women (Mike Mills)

Strengthened by a sophisticated autobiographical screenplay, the film's poignant and warmly amusing scenes capture an enriching spectrum of resilient personalities in 1979 Santa Barbara, CA.

Grant Phipps regards...