May 06, 2014 Books Web Exclusive

In this punctiliously annotated history, Lawrence Goldstone documents the origins of flight from the first man who deigned to strap wings to his arms to try to fly like a bird. More

May 06, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

There's never been an obvious way to define tUnE-yArDs. Merrill Garbus' turbulent transmissions of pulsing rhythm and unconscious reels of garbled poetry are almost always unplaceable. More

Stage Fright

Studio: Magnet
Directed by Jerome Sable

May 06, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Think Glee meets Sleepaway Camp and add in a few musical numbers, and you’ll be heading down the right path. More

May 06, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Like R.E.M. without Berry, Queens of the Stone Age without Oliveri, Pixies without Deal, or The Spice Girls without Ginger, Do to the Beast is good but not exquisite and just not quite right. More

Lykke Li

I Never Learn

Ll/Atlantic

May 05, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Lykke Li returns with what is reportedly the third in a loose trilogy including 2008's Youth Novels and 2011's Wounded Rhymes.  More

May 05, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Album number nine for the prolific Jamie Stewart is billed as his creepiest yetand you can see why.  More

May 04, 2014 Live

Earlier this year, Maria Lindén spoke candidly to Under the Radar about her experiences with stage fright, admitting that it’s something she’s been struggling to overcome since she was a kid. As proved last night in Los Angeles, the final stop on the I Break Horses’ North America tour, it’s a battle that she’s winning.  More

Ida

Studio: Music Box Films
Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski

May 02, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Ida is less about the Holocaust than its residual effects, focusing on its overlooked social repercussions.  More

May 02, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

The Horrors first exploded onto the scene in 2006, a gang of cartoon goths playing a snarling brand of psycho-garage that sounded like nothing anyone had heard for a very long time.  More