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New York Film Festival 2021: 10 Films We Are Most Excited To See

Sep 10, 2021 By Kaveh Jalinous Web Exclusive

With the 2021 New York Film Festival coming into view, here are our top 10 films we’re excited to see. More

Funkadelic – Reflecting on the 50th Anniversary of “Maggot Brain”

Aug 28, 2021 By Austin Saalman

The demented masterpiece of urban decay and psychedelic hijinks heralded by iconic bandleader George Clinton and his legendary funk collective recently turned 50. More

Ivy – Reflecting on the 20th Anniversary of “Long Distance”

Aug 25, 2021 By Austin Saalman

Nearly nine years following the release of Ivy’s final album, Adam Schlesinger’s untimely death on April Fool’s Day 2020 shook the musical community, with the prolific Emmy-winning, Grammy-nominated songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/producer’s name being added to the already extensive list of popular culture luminaries who had succumbed prematurely to COVID-19. More

A Few of Our Favorite Newport Folk Festival Moments

Aug 06, 2021 By Laura Studarus

Newport Folk Festival isn’t just a music festival—back after last year’s non-edition (cheekily titled “Folk Off”) it was more akin to a much-needed return to summer camp. Artists joined like-minded musicians and pals on stage, nearly every act dropped a notable cover, and with only two stages (including one near the water where boats would regularly dock to enjoy the festivities), there was plenty of opportunity to catch almost every act, and still have time to grab a lobster roll. Given the unique opportunity for memorable moments, here’s a few of our favorites. More

The Strokes – Reflecting on the 20th Anniversary of “Is This It”

Jul 30, 2021 By Austin Saalman Web Exclusive

Once in a blue moon, there arrives a debut album so charismatic, so controversial, so funny, and so alarmingly human that its harbingers are immediately set apart from their peers, ascending to a higher echelon reserved only for those few who manage to knock the ball straight out of the park on their first swing. More

Radiohead – Looking Back on “Amnesiac” 20 Years Later

Jun 25, 2021 By Austin Saalman

After setting the standard for millennial music in October 2000 with the release of their seminal fourth album Kid A, critical and commercial expectations for Radiohead were high. More

Radiohead  – Reflecting on the 20th Anniversary of “Amnesiac”

Jun 11, 2021 By Matthew Berlyant

Twenty years ago, Radiohead released Amnesiac, their fifth studio album overall and their second full-length album release in less than a year at that point. More

X – Reflecting on the 40th Anniversary of “Wild Gift”

May 31, 2021 By Matthew Berlyant

It’s hard to believe that X’s second album Wild Gift is 40 this year. It jumps out of the speakers, immediately grabbing the listener’s attention, and still sounds like it was recorded just the other day. More

Elvis Costello – Reflecting on the 30th Anniversary of “Mighty Like a Rose”

May 14, 2021 By Matthew Berlyant

Thirty years ago today, Elvis Costello released Mighty Like a Rose, his 13th studio album overall and his second for Warner Bros. following the successful 1989 album Spike, which produced “Veronica,” to date his only U.S. Top 20 hit. More