Coldplay Everyday Life

A flawed, but intriguing journey that brings out the band's best, and worst, tendencies.

Joe Marvilli sees Everyday Life through Coldplay eyes...

Leonard Cohen Thanks for the Dance

The Canadian singer-songwriter's final studio album is based off of sketches, poems, and recordings that he left right up to his death in 2016.

Ethan Gordon reviews...

Bonnie "Prince" Billy I Made a Place

Returning to his Bonnie "Prince" Billy persona after six years, Will Oldham's big stride into traditional country folk feels settled and at ease. 

Juan Edgardo Rodríguez reviews...


On her second LP, Tahliah Barnett leafs us blown away as she branches out to deliver something truly tree-mendous.

Joe Rivers promises there are no more tree puns in the actual review...


Quick Takes (November 2019)

Before we reveal our favorite albums of 2018, writer Juan Edgardo Rodríguez closes the year with one last round of our ongoing Quick Takes feature. This month's selections include William Patrick Corgan, Sudan Archives, and Tindersticks.

Join Mr. Corgan on his travels...

“Probably Not a Problem:” Revisiting the Soundscape of Half-Life 2 Fifteen Years Later

In honor of its fifteenth anniversary, Jackson Glassey looks back at the influential first-person shooter's sound design.

Jackson Glassey remembers...


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.

Read our definitive guide...


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...