Feb 13, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

In this modern era of alternative music where true distinction of craft is hard to come by, there's a certain fearlessness needed in order to reach it. Inconspicuously, singer/composer Ryan Lott, guitarist Rafiq Bhatia, and drummer Ian Chang are following instincts seasoned with study to form an innovative code expressed through Son Lux. More

Feb 12, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Twin Peaks offer a multipack approach on Sweet '17 Singles, gamboling from influence to influence at the drop of a guitar pick on this collection of singles released two each month in the second half of 2017.  More

Act & Punishment: The Pussy Riot Trials

Studio: MVD Entertainment

Feb 12, 2018 DVDs Web Exclusive

The first part of Act & Punishment: The Pussy Riot Trials chronicles the group’s formation and early works, while the second part takes viewers through their trial and unjust imprisonment. More

The Ritual

Studio: Netflix
Directed by David Bruckner

Feb 09, 2018 Cinema Web Exclusive

Rarely does a film open with such effecting and visceral violence quite like The RitualMore

Feb 09, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Transangelic Exodus is a record just as dramatic as its title. It is Ezra Furman's seventh album, his second on Bella Union, and his first under a new band name. Ezra Furman's Boy-Friends are dead: enter The Visions. More

When We First Met

Studio: Netflix
Directed by Ari Sandel

Feb 08, 2018 Cinema Web Exclusive

When We First Met manages to playfully subvert audience expectations. More

Feb 08, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Scottish indie rockers Franz Ferdinand exploded onto the music scene with their global hit "Take Me Out" in 2004. In the 14 years since, they've released three albums, lost some popularity, and even lost founding member and keyboardist/guitarist Nick McCarthy.  More

Kills on Wheels

Studio: Kino Lorber

Feb 07, 2018 DVDs Web Exclusive

Atilla Till’s Kills on Wheels has an immediate hook that could go horribly wrong if executed without some semblance of grace and authenticity. More

Feb 07, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Having taken their longest break between albums, the unbound Los Angeles noise rockers No Age have leapt back from the void, while simultaneously filling one. Shifting from under Sub Pop's banner to Drag City for their fifth full-length, Randy Randall and Dean Spunt have picked up where they left off and taken off running, dealing a dispatch of radiant energy that feels timely.  More