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Aug 14, 2020 Books

Annye C. Anderson, Robert Johnson's "step sister" documents her family life with the blues legend. More

Whitney

Candid

Secretly Canadian

Aug 14, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Whitney were one of the few lucky acts that were able to wrap up a tour mid-February of this year. Playing in support of last year’s Forever Turned Around, the seven-piece touring band made time to record an album of cover songs as their journey was coming to a close.  More

JOBS

endless birthdays

Ramp Local

Aug 14, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

How you interpret the title of JOBS’ third album may depend on whether you find birthdays (be they your own or those of others) a source of enjoyment or anxiety.  More

Confidence

Studio: Kino Lorber

Aug 13, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

The close confines of Confidence are rustic and elegant and shot with painterly light.  More

Aug 13, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Several albums in, and not sure it really matters how many given Young Jesus’ propensity to switch things up, the improvisationally minded band reinvent themselves once again on Welcome to Conceptual BeachMore

Aug 13, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

If you’re searching too hard for Bruce Hornsby’s working thesis these days, you’re missing the obvious. He penned an entire song, “No Limits,” about the creative freedom he enjoyed writing and recording his new album, Non-Secure Connection. More

Boys State

Studio: Apple / A24
Directed by Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine

Aug 12, 2020 Cinema Web Exclusive

The strongest part of Boys State is that there is simply nothing like it. More

Aug 12, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

It’s been 14 years since James Dean Bradfield’s solo debut The Great Western. Nevertheless, his long-awaited follow-up is well worth the wait. More

Aug 12, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Baseball Game is a new cross-country collaboration between LA/Nashville duo Adam Carpenter and Jason Bennett. The name is drawn from cherished childhood memories of America’s Pastime and the music itself is similarly drenched in nostalgia.  More