Dec 12, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Teaming up for a revitalized take on a set of western folk rock classics, Dean Wareham, of Galaxie 500 and Luna, and Cheval Sombre add their distinctive paisley patterned dye to the ochre hued earthiness of the originals.  More

The Magnificent Ambersons

Studio: The Criterion Collection

Dec 12, 2018 DVDs Web Exclusive

Orson Welles’ second film as a director, The Magnificent Ambersons, is the patron saint of missed opportunities while also potentially the catalyst for the rest of his idiosyncratic and fascinating career.  More

If Beale Street Could Talk

Studio: Annapurna Pictures
Directed by Barry Jenkins

Dec 12, 2018 Cinema Web Exclusive

One of the most human and wonderful movies of 2018. More

Dec 11, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Not the former beastly Detroit Lions' wide receiver, Calvin Johnson; the other Calvin Johnson. The Pacific Northwest scenester weirdo (turned 56 on November 1) who has ran a label (K Records) for 36 years while being involved in many bands (Beat Happening, Cool Rays, The Go Team, The Halo Benders, and Dub Narcotic Sound System).  More

Dec 10, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

On Bill Ryder-Jones' fifth studio album, the ever morose and contemplative singer/songwriter takes on the daily indignities of living through relationships from behind a screen of doubt and detachment. More

Gosford Park

Studio: Arrow Academy

Dec 10, 2018 DVDs Web Exclusive

Gosford Park was director Robert Altman’s stab at the traditional manor house murder mystery as seen in hundreds of Agatha Christie adaptations over the decades. More


Studio: Criterion

Dec 07, 2018 DVDs Web Exclusive

One of the better films from Brian De Palma's early career. More

Dec 07, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

History is often perceived and represented as past tense. Moments and movements that happened, taught in a way in which we can't change these things, but dissect them, eventually learning how to move forward with what we've extracted from their happenings.  More

Neneh Cherry

Broken Politics

Smalltown Supersound

Dec 07, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Neneh Cherry hasn't really scaled the heights of mainstream chart success since 1988's "Buffalo Stance." The '90s dawned and she side-stepped pop charts: choosing to experiment with jazz and funk on 1992's Homebrew and world music with 1996's ManMore