Jul 10, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

When Deafheaven—and along with them, the "is it true Black Metal though?" debate—exploded with their 2013 sophomore record Sunbather, there was always a risk they were going to be a mere flash in the pan trend.  More

Jul 09, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Body/Head began life as an improvisational live project, but soon ventured into recorded territory, eventually releasing their debut LP, Coming Apart, in 2013. Post-Sonic YouthKim Gordon remains as inquisitive an artist as ever, and in experimental guitarist Bill Nace, she has found an atypical curiosity to match her own.  More

Jul 08, 2018 Live

After getting muddy beyond recognition at Roskilde, blistered in the sun of Coachella, and suffering from dehydration at FYF thanks to a water shortage, I can say with some small level of authority that Tauron Nowa Muzyka deserves accolades for straight up creating one of the most enjoyable music situations  More

Sharp Objects

HBO, Sundays at 9:00 p.m. (Premiering July 8)

Jul 06, 2018 TV Web Exclusive

The announcement hit all the right notes. Amy Adams and Patricia Clarkson starring in a miniseries based on a Gillian Flynn's novel for HBO sounds like an automatic hit. While Sharp Objects, the miniseries, is indeed everything Flynn's fans could have hoped for, the end result will likely leave some viewers vexed. More

Jul 06, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

On their sixth studio album, Laurel Canyon's Dawes takes a bold step back from the roots rock tradition of their past albums, and instead opts for mellower melodies and contented lyrics.  More

Jul 05, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Henrik Appel's solo detour away from Stockholm bands Lion's Den and Martin Savage Gang is a sparse distillation of five years of love songs. More

Jul 04, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Bands consistently pitch themselves as the next voice for this troubled generation. And sure, the dialogues that spin out of that shuffle need to be heardbut then who's the real artist, and who's just waving for your attention? And, more importantly, who are you gonna invite when you just want to order pizza and hang out? More

Midnight Cowboy

Studio: Criterion

Jul 03, 2018 DVDs Web Exclusive

It’s both interesting and somewhat unfortunate that John Schlesinger’s Midnight Cowboy is invariably linked to its status as the first, and only, X-rated film to win an Academy Award for Best Picture. More

Jul 03, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

For an artist with a moniker as initially indecipherable as Oneohtrix Point Never, accessibility of both himself (real name Daniel Lopatin) and his music have never really been high priorities for the 35-year-old Massachusetts native.  More