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Tuesday, August 11th, 2020  


The Outside

Magnetic Moon

Aug 11, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Miami rapper and actor ToBy sketches a warped summer daydream on The Outside. His smooth flow and the sunburnt trap beats set the backdrop for stories that range from reflections on Egyptian mythology to the tolls of excess and meditations on mortality.  More

Moses Sumney



Aug 10, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

“I insist upon my right to be multiple,” intones Taiye Selasi’s modulated voice over skeletal percussion and misty vocal samples on “also also also and and and,” one of græ’s interludes.  More

Jaga Jazzist



Aug 10, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

The rock-infused orchestral jazz of Jaga Jazzist is somewhat unclassifiable at the best of times, but on Pyramid’s four tracks the band show, if it were possible, yet more willfully abandoned creativity and compositional craft than they have before. More

Red Penguins

Studio: Universal
Directed by Gabe Polsky

Aug 07, 2020 Cinema Web Exclusive

Hockey was no mere game for the businessmen behind the Russian Penguins. More

Aug 07, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Purple Noon, the fourth full-length album from Washed Out, is built on a foundation of smooth electronics, disarming melodies, and sharp visuals. Musically, it’s a panorama of lush, expressive songs buoyed by Ernest Greene’s penchant for inventing atmosphere.  More

Jenny O.

New Truth

Mama Bird Recording Co.

Aug 07, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

New Truth, the third album by Los Angeles artist Jenny O. (full name Jennifer Anne Ognibene) was written and recorded against the backdrop to an unexpected and cruel twist of fate.  More

She Dies Tomorrow

Studio: NEON
Directed by Amy Seimetz

Aug 06, 2020 Cinema Web Exclusive

In her second feature, She Dies Tomorrow, director Amy Seimetz pins her characters between the mundane and the otherworldly, finding shades of disquiet and dark humour in the clash between casual dinner parties and existential fears. More

Friday the 13th [40th Anniversary Limited Edition]

Studio: Paramount Home Entertainment

Aug 06, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

It still has the power to shock and surprise as well as any of the stalky-stabby flicks to follow in its wake.  More

Luke Jenner



Aug 06, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

The Rapture frontman Luke Jenner’s solo debut steps away from dance-punk for a dreamlike, stylistically diverse, autobiographical journey through childhood trauma. More