May 25, 2017 Web Exclusive

"Sometimes you can make a decision in a moment that will serve you for a long time, affecting your life and the lives of people around you," Greg Dulli tells me as we sit in the back room of The Short Stop, the bar The Afghan Whigs frontman co-owns in the Echo Park area of Los Angeles.  More

May 19, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

With their supernatural aura playing out in everything they do (music, videos, photography), it's little wonder that Goldfrapp's Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory describe their creative process as "magical." More

May 18, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

After speaking with Nick Hakim about the background of his debut album, Green Twins, you come away with the impression that he'd just as soon let the music do the talking. Hakim also doesn't put too much thought into being labeled a neo soul artist, or for that matter, any specific classification of his sound. More

May 08, 2017 Web Exclusive

Their ethos could be called mixed media. For as long as Sigur Rós has been recording and releasing music, since the mid-'90s, the Icelandic band has complicated their craft, each album steeped in intensity and intimacy, heaviness and delicacy, darkness and light.  More

May 08, 2017 Web Exclusive

Gloriously over-the-top and perhaps more satirical now than ever, Serial Mom arrives this week in a new Collector’s Edition Blu-ray. It was the second (and last) studio film from independent film maverick John Waters. In spite of fun performances Kathleen Turner, Sam Waterston, Ricki Lake, Matthew Lillard, and Mink Stole, it failed to capture an audience on its initial release. Over time, though, it’s gathered a big following of fans who’ve caught this dark comedy on cable or home video. To celebrate this deluxe release, John Waters took some time out to look back with us on the making of Serial Mom. More

May 05, 2017 Issue #60 - Father John Misty

"What? An interview? Who is it? An American?" Hearing that in the background of a scheduled phone interview at roughly 10 p.m. U.K. time normally portends doom for the interviewer, but in this case Rachel Goswell of reunited shoegaze icons Slowdive assuaged my fears quickly.  More

May 04, 2017 Web Exclusive

Take Me is a grand departure from Piper Chapman, the lead character Taylor Schilling has played on Orange is the New Black going on five seasons. It’s also the feature directorial debut for co-star Pat Healy, a longtime writer and actor known for memorable turns in great indie genre flicks like Cheap ThrillsCompliance, and The Innkeepers. More

May 01, 2017 Web Exclusive

From his beginnings as the Sex Pistols’ snarling Johnny Rotten through decades at the helm of his own ever-morphing band, Public Image Ltd (or PiL, for short), John Lydon has for more than 40 years served as one of rock and roll’s most influential and outspoken stars. He’s the subject of The Public Image is Rotten, a new documentary which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. More

Apr 28, 2017 Web Exclusive

Aardvark is the feature debut by director Brian Shoaf, who was trained as an actor before eventually stepping behind the camera. The film also stars Jenny Slate, Jon Hamm, and Sheila Vand, and made its premiere at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. More