May 22, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

The ascent of Jon Hopkins to the upper echelons of the electronica pantheon continues unabashed and unabated. Clocking in at over an hour of gloriously intelligent and equal parts groove and orchestrated cinematic brilliance, this truly is a tour de force from Hopkins.  More

Sollers Point

Studio: Oscilloscope
Directed by Matthew Porterfield

May 22, 2018 Cinema Web Exclusive

Sollers Point is a highly contemplative work void of distinct protestations, allowing its everyday challenges to speak volumes as to the disposition of human beings. More

May 21, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Over the last handful of years James Alex has led the often-changing lineup of Beach Slang at hundreds of wild-eyed, tender-punk, soul-punch shows and delivered a pair of bruised, spectacularly joyous rock 'n' roll albums in the shape of The Things We Do to Find People Who Feel Like Us in 2015 and A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings in 2016. More

May 18, 2018 Music Issue #63 - Courtney Barnett

Wide Awake! is Parquet Courts' fifth album (or seventh, if you include the trimmings of Parkay Quarts and last year's Daniele Luppi collaboration) in as many years, with scarily prolific Andrew Savage releasing his first solo album late last year as well.  More

May 18, 2018 DVDs Web Exclusive

If someone wanted to know where they should start with Shout!’s many MST3K box sets, The Singles Collection would top our list. More

Sabrina

Drawn & Quarterly

May 17, 2018 Comic Books Web Exclusive

Drnaso beautifully weaves an intricate story-simultaneously a riveting character study and a parable about the dangerous spread of misinformation and doubt-that blooms wider with every subsequent panel. More

Courtney Barnett

Tell Me How You Really Feel

Mom + Pop/Marathon Artists/Milk!

May 17, 2018 Music Issue #63 - Courtney Barnett

"I'm not your mother! I'm not your bitch!" drools Courtney Barnett on the opening to the sixth track of Tell Me How You Really Feel. Her voice is devoid of any expression, but, with her distinctive Australian twang, it's still unmistakably hers. More

FAN

Barton’s Den

Polyvinyl

May 17, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

The circle of life and death is something everybody has to come face-to-face with, sometimes much sooner than we'd like or had anticipated. For The Dodos' singer/guitarist Meric Long, both made his direct acquaintance in his adult life soon after each otherfirst with the death of his father and then with the birth of his first child. More

Saving Brinton

Studio: Barn Owl Pictures
Directed by Tommy Haines & Andrew Sherburne

May 16, 2018 Cinema Web Exclusive

Michael Zahs is a true original: a passionate archivist with an encyclopedic knowledge of old silent movies, magic lanterns, and Iowan lore. More