After

Studio: Paladin
Directed by Pieter Gaspersz

Aug 05, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

The Valentinos are a histrionic American every-family worth little of your time. More

Aug 04, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Bear in Heaven's last outing, 2012's I Love You, It's Cool, completed a three-album cycle that slowly refined and streamlined these Brooklynites' unpredictable blend of pop and outright experimentation into something a hint more soft-edged and palatable.  More

Aug 01, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

With a career spanning almost 20 years, the members of Spoon are gradually emerging as the grand old men of indie rock. For most acts, notching up nearly two decades together tends to coincide with an inevitable decline in quality control, yet so far the Austin ensemble's star has risen on every release. More

Calvary

Studio: Fox Searchlight
Directed by John Michael McDonagh

Jul 31, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

The sophomore effort from writer/director John Michael McDonagh explores ideas of faith, family and violence through a lens of pitch black humor.  More

The Justice League of America Omnibus Volume One

DC

Written by Gardner Fox, Art by Mike Sekowsky and Bernard Sachs

Jul 31, 2014 Comic Books Web Exclusive

Reprinting the first four and a half years of Justice League history (including the famed debut team-up against Starro the Conqueror), this omnibus is a collector's treat. More

Jul 31, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

More than anything, the soundtrack to Wish I Was Here sounds like an update to the one for Garden State, which came out in 2004. The reason is obvious; Zach Braff directed both films, and Wish I Was Here essentially comes off as a direct sequel, at least as far as the music is concerned. More

Jul 30, 2014 Live

You never know when it comes to New York in the summer. It can be 100 degrees and 95% humidity. It can be torrential thunderstorms. Or it can be like last night in Central Park--perfect. The weather’s cooperation set the stage for Conor Oberst and Dawes to join forces in an interesting melding of folky rock. More

Woods

Tambourine Light 7”

Captured Tracks

Jul 30, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Acting as an extension of this spring's excellent With Light and With Love LP, this 7" finds smoked-out New York folkies Woods continuing to explore a territory that's lusherand perhaps even weirderthan their earlier lo-fi patchworks. More

Jul 29, 2014 Books Issue #50 - June/July 2014 - Future Islands

John Fahey was an acoustic guitar master, a musician's musician, and a player who transcended blues and folk styles to create his own "American Primitive" instrumental mastery.  More