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Alex Cameron

Miami Memory

Secretly Canadian

Sep 09, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Over the past few years, there hasn't been an act, or more accurately, entertainer, such as Alex Cameron. More

Iggy Pop


Loma Vista

Sep 06, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Iggy Pop once said he likes his music offensive and has certainly spent the better part of his career doing just that. Now as a septuagenarian, the proto punk has made one of the year's most surprising and likable albums in Free. More

Ra Ra Riot


Rob the Rich/Caroline

Sep 06, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Ra Ra Riot is a hybrid of Passion Pit, Vampire Weekend, and The Shins, which is probably a winning formula in 2019. More

Miles Davis



Sep 05, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Reviewing a Miles Davis album is a tricky thing to do. Reviewing a "lost" Miles Davis album that fans have been salivating over the prospect of for more than 30 years feels more than tricky, it feels potentially dangerous. More


Studio: The Criterion Collection

Sep 05, 2019 DVDs Web Exclusive

Highly immersive, detailed, and passionate, this is a great home release for any collecting cinephile. More

Sep 04, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

The substance of a !!! record is largely found in its style. Over their two-decade running time, the band pronounced as "chk chk chk" has, for better or worse, remained wedded to the dance hall origins.  More

Sep 03, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Californian punks Ceremony have always prided themselves as being distinctive and standing out from the crowd. Not in an outlandish or boorish way, but more by the diverse nature of their influences. More

Endless Love

Studio: Shout! Factory

Sep 03, 2019 DVDs Web Exclusive

Fans of Endless Love should be excited by this new release, which should give others a reason to give the unfairly maligned film a proper chance.   More


Forever Turned Around

Secretly Canadian

Aug 30, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

It seems it would be sacrilege for Whitney to release an album in a season other than summer. The Chicago six-piece's 2016 debut album, Light Upon the Lake, seamlessly incorporated a bright, jammy, but somewhat sluggish country-rock ambiance, the sound of sluggish August heat and the triumph of fresh, new love.  More