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Monday, May 25th, 2020  

I Break Horses

Warnings

Bella Union

May 07, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Sweden’s I Break Horses (aka Maria Lindén) returns with her third album, Warningsdemonstrating her music has lost none of its magisterial artistry during the project’s six-year hiatus.  More

May 06, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Wake Up!, the debut album from Australian-born, LA-based singer/songwriter Hazel English toils in the over-crowded bittersweet, dream pop world from which it is hard to distinguish oneself from the masses.  More

May 06, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Broken Field Runner are an LA based group. Their 2019 record Lay My Head Down explored lead songwriter Tony Bucci’s experiences moving to LA from Upstate New York.  More

The Cremator

Studio: The Criterion Collection

May 05, 2020 DVDs Web Exclusive

Juraj Herz’s The Cremator (1969) is often described as a dark comedy, but it feels more appropriate to view it as a horror film. More

May 05, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Diet Cig’s debut, I Swear I’m Good At This, was a colorful coming-of-age story set to scrappy pop punk. While self-effacing, funny, and emotive, it also was very evidently the work of a young band. It delivered a high energy romp with some catchy, heart-on-your-sleeve writing but didn’t shoot much higher than that.  More

May 05, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

My ears have been craving a lovingly concocted amalgam of funk, soul, and psych rock, so it’s a huge delight to be reviewing the new Monophonics album, a group I first encountered at the Nice Jazz Festival in 2015.  More

May 04, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Will Toledo is a lover of reinvention. His band—Car Seat Headrest—has, at different points, been a lo-fi Bandcamp project, indie darling, and a formidable arena-sized live act. Currently, the project is known best for its indie rock odysseys.  More

Betty

HBO, Fridays at 11 p.m.

May 01, 2020 TV Web Exclusive

The rumble of skateboard wheels on concrete is one of the most soothing sounds in the world. This is the both the underscore and overlay for HBO’s six-part series, Betty More

May 01, 2020 Books

In Jennifer Juniper, Jenny Boyd chronicles the ups and downs of her extraordinary life, in the '60s, with Fleetwood Mac, and beyond. More