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Nov 16, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Their sound may have changed in the 10 years since they started making music, but Spectres haven’t compromised one iota. Indeed, it’s probably the opposite, which for a band who’ve always challenged the norm and pushed boundaries with every subsequent release is a gallant claim.  More

Nov 13, 2020 Live

Like many festivals who canceled live shows name of not killing people with a deadly virus, Iceland Airwaves went digital this year for a special two-night event, featuring sets from Reykjavík artists, including Vök, Mammút, and Hatari. On Friday night, Ólafur Arnalds delivered a haunting thirty-minute set, once again proving why he’s one of the most exciting modern composers. More


Studio: Neon
Directed by Francis Lee

Nov 13, 2020 Cinema Web Exclusive

Francis Lee returns with his sophomore effort, Ammonite, another tale of deeply rooted passion and longing. More

Jesse Kivel

Infinite Jess

New Feelings

Nov 13, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

It has been a while since we last heard from Jesse Kivel. The musician is best known for his work in Kisses and Princeton, making catchy indie pop with his wife and his brother respectively.  More

Nov 13, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Shortly after the death of legendary Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, bassist John Deacon explained his decision to step away from the band saying, “There is no point carrying on. It is impossible to replace Freddie.”  More

Nov 12, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Nearly every songwriter as prolific and legendary as John Darnielle begins to repeat themselves eventually. Yet The Mountain Goats, of which Darnielle is the only constant member, has had a remarkably versatile late career.  More

The Climb

Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
Directed by Michael Angelo Covino

Nov 12, 2020 Cinema Web Exclusive

Based off of the 2018 short film of the same name, Michael Angelo Covino’s The Climb is an affecting, if not fully mastered, ode to the power of friendship. More


Studio: Kino Lorber Studio Classics

Nov 12, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

A '70s made-for-TV thriller that has construction works fighting against a rampaging, alien-possessed bulldozer.  More

Nov 12, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Canadian indie pop auteur Rich Aucoin is a devotee of the high concept album. Whether he is recruiting 500 musicians for a record or synching his records up to classic films, each of his works integrate an ambitious element that puts a spin on the proceedings. Aucoin’s latest work is potentially his most compelling.  More