Reviews

Mount Eerie A Crow Looked at Me

Phil Elverum returns to his Mount Eerie project with a remarkable album written in the aftermath of tragedy.

Matthew Smith reviews...

Real Estate In Mind

The Martin Courtney-led band sculpts a more convivial approach on In Mind, one that underlies a more optimistic frame of mind despite its introverted exterior.

Juan Edgardo Rodríguez reviews...

Laura Marling Semper Femina

On her latest, Laura Marling sings about the universal motif of womanhood by focusing on specific people and feelings. Combined with gorgeous melodies, Semper Femina is the strongest and most sharpened work of hers to date.

Joe Marvilli finds soothing in this album...

Circa Waves Different Creatures

On their second effort, Circa Waves shrug off their reputation as a lightweight guitar band and produce something much more substantial and self-aware.

Matthew Smith reviews...

Features

Quick Takes (February 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 Sampha, Dirty Projectors, Sun Kil Moon, The Feelies, and more.

Let Sampha guide you...

The Dears (Interview)

Murray Lightfield, lead singer of Canadian indie group The Dears, talks in conversation with Craig Stevens.

Click here to read the interview...

Features

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...

Reviews

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...