Reviews

Gun Outfit Out of Range

The Los Angeles-via-Olympia band is in many ways a maturation from 2015’s Dream All Over, an almost spiritual musical experience which chronicles their connectedness with simple and earthy pleasures.

Juan Edgardo Rodríguez reviews...

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile Lotta Sea Lice

Two of indie's sharpest lyricists team up to discuss friendship and breakfast on an overwhelmingly charming collaboration. 

Matthew Smith reviews...

Julien Baker Turn Out the Lights

Julien Baker's second album is an exploration of mental illness, addiction and self-worth. Through cresting melodies and fearless, cathartic lyrics, she navigates her pain to find a measure of hope. 

Joe Marvilli follows Julien Baker's journey of struggle and healing...

John Maus Screen Memories

The synth-pop savant propels the masses into an apocalyptic party on Screen Memories.

Juan Edgardo Rodríguez reviews...

Features

Parcels (Interview)

Noah and Toto from Australian band Parcels discuss collaborating with Daft Punk, supporting Phoenix and Air on tour and the Berlin music scene.

Click here to read the interview...

Quick Takes (September 2017)

In our ongoing Quick Takes feature, writers Juan Edgardo Rodríguez and Carl Purvis (and Sean Caldwell!) once again revisit a handful of albums that caught their attention during the past month. Featuring albums from Alvvays, Mount Kimbie, Death from Above, Mogwai and more.

Follow Mount Kimbie's groove...

Features

South Korean Thrillers

South Korea's film industry is producing some of the most interesting, thrilling movies at the moment. Here's a beginner's guide to film from the country worth watching.

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...