Xiu Xiu



Feb 24, 2017 Music Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

Ever prolific and avant garde, Jamie Stewart's ongoing noise-pop experiment Xiu Xiu follow up last year's chillingly excellent Xiu Xiu Plays the Music of Twin Peaks with their thirteenth studio album, FORGET. More

One Million Years B.C.

Studio: Kino Lorber Studio Classics

Feb 23, 2017 DVDs Web Exclusive

One Million Years B.C. is pure eye candy (and no, that isn’t a comment on the well-known still of Raquel Welch in her famous fur bikini.)  More

Feb 23, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

Calling Dirty Projectors an experimental band, as they are commonly labeled, tells us everything and nothing about output ranging from obscure cultural references to guitar driven art rock.  More

Feb 23, 2017 Music Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

It's been a minute since Los Campesinos! have put out any new music. The last time we got a sampling of new Los Campesinos! tunes was when the band decided to release a Christmas EP in 2014.  More

Punching Henry

Studio: Well Go USA Entertainment
Directed by Gregori Viens

Feb 23, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

The title adroitly sums up the barrage of abuse Henry Phillips faces in this sequel to 2009’s cult hit Punching the Clown. More

Feb 22, 2017 Music Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

Psychedelic indie rock outfit King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard have already released eight records since their 2012 debut. Last year's Nonagon Infinity was an introduction for many to their infectious sound; pounding rhythm guitars and hyper-surreal lyrics and imagery.  More

As You Are

Studio: Votiv Films
Directed by Miles Joris-Peyrafitte

Feb 22, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

Debut director Miles Joris-Peyrafitte’s film shows off a talent for exploring realistic and interesting characters in moody, visually well-crafted vignettes. More

No Retreat, No Surrender

Studio: Kino Lorber Studio Classics

Feb 21, 2017 DVDs Web Exclusive

This movie stars the Muscles from Brussels, Jean-Claude Van Damme, as an evil Soviet karate fighter named Ivan Kraschinsky – if you’re a fan of his, that’s enough to make this movie a must-see.   More

London Town

Studio: IFC Films
Directed by Derrick Borte

Feb 21, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

The world British punk rock band The Clash came to prominence in, and the politically charged nature of their work, calls for something special should anyone choose to bring it to the screen. Director Derrick Borte and screenwriter Matt Brown certainly find a different angle with London Town, weaving Joe Strummer into a standard coming-of-age drama.  More