Reviews

Zola Jesus Taiga

On Taiga, Zola Jesus sounds more focused and hungrier than ever before. The result is her most accessible, and best, album yet.

Zola Jesus in widescreen...

Aphex Twin Syro

Syro will come to be remembered as another classic from one of electronic music's most brilliant minds - the sort of record so brimming with ideas that it demands obsessive listening.  

Stephen Wragg reviews...

Vashti Bunyan Heartleap

The strongly venerated cult Scottish singer/songwriter releases her third album in the span of forty four years, one that means to give closure to her unconventional career path. 

 

 

Juan Edgardo Rodríguez reviews...

Purling Hiss Weirdon

Weirdon, the seventh album from Purling Hiss, is poppy enough for broader appeal and loud enough to sate the Drag City allegiant.  Enjoy.  I did.

Sean Caldwell reviews...

Features

Happy Anniversary... The Unforgettable Fire

We celebrate U2's first monumental step forward as The Unforgettable Fire turns 30 years old.

Joe Marvilli looks back at...

Beatles Mono Box! Michael Fremer Interview

We talk to vinyl's greatest advocate about the new reissue of the Beatles catalog on vinyl, in mono, sourced from the original master tapes

Alan Shulman interviews

Features

A Place in the Sun (1951)

A multi-Oscar winner, A Place in the Sun was both a critical and commercial success in 1951, despite some very difficult subject matter.

Angel Aguilar looks back...

Reviews

Young & Beautiful (François Ozon)

Attempting to subvert the voyeuristic gaze and cautionary coming-of-age moralizing, the film is an unconventionally compelling if conflicted seasonal portrait.

Grant Phipps looks at the...