Reviews

Remo Drive A Portrait of an Ugly Man

Frontman Erik Paulson attempts to distance himself from the snotty, clever lyrics that defined the Minnesota trio's previous efforts on A Portrait of an Ugly Man, the band’s third and most frustrating project so far.

Ethan Gordon reviews....

HAIM Women in Music Pt. III

The LA trio throws any rules out the window on their third album, structurally and songwriting-wise, while retaining their delectable, sun-kissed indie-pop.

Juan Edgardo Rodríguez reviews...

Khruangbin Mordechai

Mordechai is exactly what the Houston, Texas trio should have made at this point in their career. At its best, it’s a balm for the soul; at its worst, it’s background noise.

EthanGordon reviews...

John Legend Bigger Love

John Legend’s sixth full-length is an abomination of adequacy, a sixteen song slog that lacks any possible moments of joy.

Ethan Gordon reviews....

Features

Quick Takes (April/May 2020)

In our ongoing Quick Takes feature, Juan Edgardo Rodríguez, Ethan Gordon, Mark Moody, and Sean Caldwell revisit a handful of albums that caught their attention during the months of April and May. April and May's selections include Eve Owen, Shannon Lay, Kehlani, and more.

Eve Owen leads this month's picks...

AKA George (Interview)

The rising British multi-instrumentalist on live streaming, Bad For You EP, and self-destructiveness.

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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

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...