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Oct 30, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Philadelphia’s Nothing are one of these rare species in that their music somehow manages to traverse numerous boundaries and genres without ever fully aligning itself specifically to any particular one. More

Oct 29, 2020 Books

With Mirror Sound, Spencer Tweedy, designer Lawrence Azerrad, and photographer Daniel Topete take a deep look into the how, where, and why of musicians who self-record. More

Parasite

Studio: The Criterion Collection

Oct 29, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

At this point, Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite – mere months after it became the first foreign language film to win Best Picture at the Oscars – is a known quantity in the mainstream. More

Oct 29, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Ever since it came out in the spring of 1995, To Bring You My Love has been a landmark. It is not only arguably the greatest record of PJ Harvey’s now three decade career, but also one of the best records of the ’90s. More

I LIKE TRAINS

KOMPROMAT

Atlantic Curve

Oct 28, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

If you were looking for an album that summed up the dystopian shit show known as 2020 then you’d be hard-pressed to find a better one than KOMPROMAT the first album in eight years from UK collective I LIKE TRAINS More

Oct 28, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Having never actually been to Los Angeles, Dan Croll’s newest full length, Grand Plan, sounds to me a perfect soundtrack for driving with the sunroof open on a warm California evening. More

Herself

Studio: Amazon Studios
Directed by Phyllida Lloyd

Oct 27, 2020 Cinema Web Exclusive

Director Phyllida Lloyd changes tack in this uplifting vignette, which echoes Erin Brockovich onto present day Dublin. More

Drop Dead Gorgeous

Studio: Warner Archive

Oct 27, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

Presented as a documentary of the 50th annual Mount Rose American Teen Princess Pageant, Drop Dead Gorgeous is more concerned with skewering the foibles of small-town Midwestern American culture than it is with teen romance or sex jokes. More

Lydia Loveless

Daughter

Honey, You’re Gonna Be Late

Oct 27, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Lydia Loveless has come a long way from the country punk wild child of albums like 2011’s Indestructible Machine and even its more mature follow up, 2014’s Somewhere Else.  More