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May 17, 2011 Music #36 - Music vs. Comedy

It's been a slow burn for Gang Gang Dance as far as commercial visibility goes. More

May 16, 2011 Music Web Exclusive

Few are on the fence about Wild Beasts: You’re either madly in love with the Kendal, England four-piece or you find them alienating and off-putting. Either way, Wild Beasts have, for better or worse, refined a distinct and singularly affecting musical aesthetic, which is an achievement that commands respect all its own. More

Hesher

Studio: Wreckin Hill Entertainment

May 13, 2011 Cinema Web Exclusive

Thirteen-year-old TJ, played marvelously by Devin Brochu, leads a childhood-crushing existence More

Batman: Arkham City (Issue #1 of 5)

DC

Written by Paul Dini; Art and cover by Carlos D'Anda; Colors by Gabe Eltaeb; Letters by Travis Lanham

May 13, 2011 Comic Books Web Exclusive

Joker's twisted (and weirdly eloquent) thoughts open DC Comics' Batman: Arkham City five-issue miniseries. The series aims to connect the hit 2009 video game Batman: Arkham Asylum and its highly anticipated follow-up, Batman: Arkham City. Veteran scribe Paul Dini (Batman: The Animated Series), who penned both video games, does an adequate job of tightening the dangling story threads from Arkham Asylum's foreboding conclusion like he's wielding an ultra batclaw. More

Everything Must Go

Studio: Roadside Attractions
Written and Directed by Dan Rush

May 13, 2011 Cinema

Everything Must Go is the story of a man forced to let the neighbors see the shame and detritus of his life not through the living room window, but out in the open. More

EMA

Past Life Martyred Saints

Souterrain Transmissions

May 13, 2011 Music Web Exclusive

Some artists make a compelling case for the power of moping. Take fractured folk songstress Erika M. Anderson—who after the demise of droning-folk duo Gowns, regrouped and presented herself as a solo artist,EMA. More

May 12, 2011 Music

Hospice was a strange record. The first record featuring The Antlers in their current, trio alignment seemed to come onto the scene fully formed. And yet Burst Apart manages to be just as surprising without suffering the major lulls that marred Hospice. More

May 11, 2011 Music Web Exclusive

Just like the title of their debut full-length, Get SharpThe Limousines have no shortage of crisp beats and tightly-wound synthlines. More

May 11, 2011 Music Web Exclusive

The moniker suggests a treacle-sweet twee-pop troupe, but it’s actually the nom de plume of Sarah McIntosh.  More