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Life Goes On EP

Invada/Temporary Residence Ltd.

Aug 13, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

A swift follow-up to last year's rightly acclaimed >>> album, here on the Life Goes On EP we get a brief, bountiful insight into the current mindset of Beak> (Geoff Barrow of Portishead, Billy Fuller, and Will Young) as they push their Krautrock-inspired experimental psych band into further and further reaches of retro-referencing paired with a freshness; a newness as bright as a fresh coat of paint. More

Aug 12, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

We're never going to catch Ty Segall. The swicy player is ahead on the auditory, producing away from expectations. Think his next release is going to be louder and faster? Strike one. Maybe he'll expand on a new trend? Strike two. Believe that he's weighing judgement calls? Strike three, take a seat. More

Luminous Motion

Studio: Kino Lorber

Aug 12, 2019 DVDs Web Exclusive

Filmmaker Bette Gordon's work is ripe for reappraisal.  More

Aug 12, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Break-ups are hard, messy, and usually private affairs. Montreal-based Alexandra Levy, who records as Ada Lea, documents hard and messy across her debut, but what we say in private isn't keeping it private anymore. More

Let the Sunshine In

Studio: The Criterion Collection

Aug 09, 2019 DVDs Web Exclusive

The film drifts so closely to so many conventional narratives we’ve seen on screen in the past that it fails to bring new perspective. More

Aug 09, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Marika Hackman describes how she stopped being able to sleep properly over the 12 months that she wrote Any Human Friend across, and would wake up in the middle of the night needing to write. It's not hard to believe; the London-based musician's third LP is loaded with songs that feel as though they demanded to be written. More

Aug 08, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

When Richard Reed Parry sings "I was alone/I was finally home" on "Lost in the Waves" up near the start of the follow-up to 2018's Quiet River of Dust Vol. 1: This Side of the River, a very personal rallying cry sounds. More

Aug 07, 2019 Live Web Exclusive

The Brooklyn Mirage was overflowing with Bollywood-themed decor and a panoramic view of the glitzy New York City skyline to the west.  More

BH90210

FOX, Wednesdays at 9/8 Central

Aug 07, 2019 TV Web Exclusive

The true genius of Beverly Hills, 90210 is not appreciated until you look back at it through an almost three-decade lens. The breakout show, which made a destination out of a zip code and instant superstars out of its eye candy cast, was gagging for a reboot. More