Temporary Residence

Sep 19, 2014 Music Issue #50 - June/July 2014 - Future Islands

Nick Zammuto's first post-The Books album was busy, wild, and eclectic, making pop music out of experimentation. On sophomore release Anchor, Zammuto remains as fidgety as ever, but this time around, he's given the music space to breathe.  More


Studio: The Weinstein Company
Directed by John Curran

Sep 18, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

In 1977, Robyn Davidson embarked on a 1,700-mile journey by foot across the Australian desert. More


Studio: Submarine Deluxe
Directed by Josh Tickell and Rebecca Tickell

Sep 18, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

PUMP is a worthwhile-but-longwinded documentary addressing the rising fuel problem. More

Sep 18, 2014 Music Issue #50 - June/July 2014 - Future Islands

"Press Heavenwards" opens A New Nature with three minutes of beautifully spacious and dark atmospherics before the meat of the song even begins; this slow burn intro echoes Pink Floyd's "Shine On You Crazy Diamond" more than anything we've heard heretofore from this post-punk trio. More

Sep 18, 2014 Music Issue #51 - September/October 2014 - alt-J

Engineers have done a bit of tinkering in the engine room since its third and last album, In Praise of More (2010). A round of lineup changesthe second in the U.K.-based band's history-has pared the dream pop purveyors down to a trio. More

Sep 17, 2014 Live

Last weekend, The Simpsons took over the Hollywood Bowl, transforming the iconic Los Angeles venue into Springfield—whatever state it might be in.  More

Sep 17, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

In a Dream is a strange beastThe Juan MacLean has been on DFA since some of the New York label's earliest days, and yet their newest release feels almost like the sudden, indelible debut of a talented new artist. More

The Guest

Studio: Picturehouse
Directed by Adam Wingard

Sep 17, 2014 Cinema Issue #51 - September/October 2014 - alt-J

The Guest takes the tight action of the first Terminator, bathes it in Dario Argento’s feverish, kaleidoscopic color palette, and adds a pulsing John Carpenter-esque electronic soundtrack. More

Melted Toys

Melted Toys

Underwater Peoples

Sep 17, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

The first song post-intro on Melted Toys' self-titled debut album, "Bummed Out," has a good chunk of instrumental which can pretty much be considered a peppy cover of The Smiths' "Stop Me If You've Heard This One Before." More