Mar 30, 2015 Live Web Exclusive

"We played a show at 7'oclock this morning, which is entirely too early to be playing a rock 'n' roll concert," said Matthew E. White. The Richmond, VA-based singer/songwriter/guitarist was up on stage at the Flamingo Cantina, for a second-on-the-bill 12:45 PM set at Under the Radar's SXSW day party.  More

Mar 30, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

KintsugiDeath Cab for Cutie's newest album and the follow-up to 2011's Codes and Keys, takes its title from the Japanese art of piecing broken pottery back together; this is especially apt, given recent changes to the group. More

Mar 28, 2015 Live

Ibeyi opened their set at Music Hall of Williamsburg with “Ghosts,” one of the more acoustic tracks on their XL-released self-titled debut album.  More

Mar 27, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

There's a common phrase placed on art: "a meditation on death," which makes both the art and the act of grieving and realization of mortality seem like a gentle breeze. More

Mar 27, 2015 Live Web Exclusive

SXSW 2015 had a more scaled back vibe than recent years. After SXSW 2014's tragic deaths due to a car slamming into a crowd of attendees and last year's over-capacity issues, as well as charges in recent years that the conference was becoming too commercialized and overtaken by huge artists, 2015 seemed like a breath-catching year. More

Mar 27, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

Screaming Females inevitably get compared to Sleater-Kinney. Both are power trios, both play loud, simple indie rock, and both are led by women who absolutely wail.  More

Backcountry

Studio: IFC Midnight
Written and Directed by Adam MacDonald

Mar 27, 2015 Cinema Web Exclusive

Primed for a weekend of hiking and camping, Jenn and Alex set off into the Canadian wilds, only to find themselves stalked by a predatory black bear. More

Pelican

The Cliff EP

Southern Lord

Mar 26, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

Given three remixes here, "The Cliff" began as an instrumental track on Pelican's 2013 post-metal must-have, Forever BecomingMore

While We’re Young

Studio: A24
Directed by Noah Baumbach

Mar 26, 2015 Cinema Web Exclusive

Josh (Ben Stiller) and Cornelia (Naomi Watts) are a fortysomething couple caught between two stages of adulthood. More