Reviews

Vagabon Vagabon

On her gauzy, exploratory second album, the Cameroon-born/Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter uncurls her songwriting eccentricities over themes like love, insecurity, and the need to belong.

Juan Edgardo Rodríguez reviews...

Hovvdy Heavy Lifter

On their third album, Heavy Lifter, the duo of Charlie Martin and Will Taylor mix things up a bit more without giving up any of their nostalgic charm. 

Mark Moody reviews...

Richard Dawson 2020

Newcastle's quizzical bard returns with 2020, a suite of songs brimming with raw sincerity and beauty, brilliantly illuminating the depths of human experience. [Believe the Hype]

Kirk Sever reviews...

Big Thief Two Hands

Big Thief returns with their second album of the year, Two Hands. It is a return to the tangible arc of their earlier works. [Believe the Hype]

Mark Moody reviews...

Features

Quick Takes (September 2019)

In our ongoing Quick Takes feature, Juan Edgardo Rodríguez, alongside staff writers Jeremy Monroe and Ethan Gordon, revisits a handful of albums that caught his attention during the month of September. This month's selections include Danny Brown, M83, Bat for Lashes, and more.

Danny Brown leads this month's picks...

Quick Takes (August 2019)

In our ongoing Quick Takes feature, Juan Edgardo Rodríguez, alongside staff writers Kirk Sever and Mark Moody, revisit a handful of albums that caught their attention during the month of August. This month's selections include The Futureheads, Belle and Sebastian, Ty Segall, and more. 

The Futureheads lead this month's picks...

Features

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...

Reviews

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Quentin Tarantino)

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is a bloated, self-indulgent tour of Quentin Tarantino's fetishes.

Kirk Sever reviews...