Jul 18, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Milwaukee's Collections of Colonies of Bees took an unusual path to its latest release, HAWAII. As with most "post-rock"-monikered groups, Collections of Colonies of Bees began in 1998 as a lavishly instrumental side project of Pele's Chris Rosenau and Jon Mueller. More

Jul 17, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Sub Pop are proclaiming this debut album from Jo Passed to sound like "fucked-up Beatles." Such descriptions are sometimes a little lazy and certainly help reviewers like me when they are as crib-able as this one is, but the trouble is, one listen to this frankly astonishing record will confirm that the description is just about spot on. More

Hitler’s Hollywood

Studio: Kino Lorber

Jul 16, 2018 DVDs Web Exclusive

Narrated by Udo Kier, Rüdiger Suchsland’s new documentary presents a chronological study of German films made under the Nazi regime. More


The Now Now

Parlophone/Warner Bros.

Jul 16, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Gorillaz's new album The Now Now is to last year's Humanz as the group's 2010 album The Fall is to its close proximity predecessor, Plastic BeachMore

Jul 13, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Taking a new Dirty Projectors record for a spin is always a qualified step into uncertainty. The basics will feel the same but that's about it. More

Bull Durham

Studio: Criterion

Jul 13, 2018 DVDs Web Exclusive

No baseball movie ever needed to be made after Ron Shelton’s Bull Durham. More

Jul 12, 2018 Books Web Exclusive

Greg Prato's The Yacht Rock Book aims to be the definitive document of the genre, an oral history examining everything yacht rock. More

Jul 12, 2018 Live Web Exclusive

There is no such thing as a SOPHIE DJ set. Behind a table littered with MIDI controllers and with the volumemostly the bassturned to at least 12, she can make any pop song with even a hint of darkness sound like she produced it. Each and every sound heard when she takes the stage is an expression of herself, her influences, her musical goals.  More

Fire Birds (Special Edition)

Studio: Kino Lorber Studio Classics

Jul 12, 2018 DVDs Web Exclusive

Pilot Jake Preston (Nicolas Cage) is recruited into an Army / DEA joint task force newly formed to shut down the cartels through the use of high-tech Apache helicopters. More