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Jan 14, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

Hospital Bracelet was first introduced to the world with a short and simple acoustic record dropped with little fanfare into the Bandcamp ecosphere in 2019. That record, Neutrality Acoustic, was quickly passed around in online DIY circles, amassing a dedicated following and turning singer/guitarist Eric Christopher into a rising star in the Chicago emo scene. More

The Train

Studio: Kino Lorber Studio Classics

Jan 14, 2021 DVDs Web Exclusive

The Train is several types of movies in one ... and it’s the absolute pinnacle of all of them. More

Aaron Frazer


Dead Oceans/Easy Eye Sounds

Jan 13, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

If not for the fact that he is still with us, you would swear that Motown legend Smokey Robinson had been reincarnated in the form of Aaron Frazer. More

The Curse of Frankenstein

Studio: Warner Archive

Jan 12, 2021 DVDs Web Exclusive

A horror classic that kicked off a cottage industry returns in a gorgeous, newly restored edition. More

Jan 11, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

Attempting to bridge the gap between early '80s post punk and the indie rock that emerged at the tail end of the 1980s, Strum & Thrum highlights 28 lost classics from this limbo time in American indie music. More

Jan 11, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

Swedish post-punks Viagra Boys populated the band’s 2018 debut Street Worms with liars, cheaters, and junkies, mimicking its worst aspects of hyper-masulinity with a dark comedic approach and a sardonic wit. More

Jan 08, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: Paul McCartney, perhaps the greatest songwriter in the history of popular music, has gifted the world with yet another wonderful record. More

Film Noir: The Dark Side of Cinema IV

Studio: Kino Lorber Studio Classics

Jan 07, 2021 DVDs Web Exclusive

Kino Lorber's fourth Dark Side of Cinema noir box set inlcudes John Farrow’s Calcutta, Michael Gordon’s An Act of Murder, and Joseph Pevney’s Six Bridges to Cross. More

Jan 07, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

Led by the ebullient and expressive Tarriona “Tank” Ball, New Orleans’ Tank and the Bangas captured the hearts of many a genre-bending fan after an explosive appearance (and victory) on NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest in 2017. More