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Sunday, June 13th, 2021  


Starz, Sundays at 9 p.m.

Jun 11, 2021 TV Web Exclusive

Blindspotting, based off of the critically acclaimed 2018 film of the same name, is an entertaining and thought-provoking character study that feels light and deep at the same time.


Jun 11, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

Marina (full name Marina Diamandis) has returned with a fifth studio album that is dripping with maturity and raises a middle finger to the old Marina and the Diamonds brand.



Good Feeling

Craft Recordings

Jun 10, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

Travis’ debut album has a distinct identity in their decades-spanning catalog. Something of an oddity in a good way, there is more going on under the surface than its boldface first impression.


Betty (Season Two)

HBO, June 11, 2021 @ 11PM

Jun 09, 2021 TV Web Exclusive

When Season One of Crystal Moselle’s Betty released in April 2020, it felt like a breath of fresh air compared to the horrors of everyday pandemic life. The show’s simple structure, beautiful cinematography, relatable cast, and emphasis on friendship made each episode feel distinct, lovely and unforgettable.


Jun 09, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

Knowing Kele Okereke, he was always going to have some form of album out this year. When last we heard from him, two years ago, he released two radically different projects; namely the musical Leave to Remain and 2042.


Jun 08, 2021 TV Web Exclusive

“We were creating the 21st century in 1971,” David Bowie’s disembodied voice proclaims in the opening credits of 1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything, the Apple TV+ eight-part docu-series. This statement feels like an exaggeration, but as the 45-minute episodes unfold, the enormity of that single year’s impact on not only music, but on global politics and culture, and vice versa, cannot be overemphasized.


The Gloria Record

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Big Scary Monsters

Jun 08, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

Originally released by the Arena Rock Recording Company in the spring of 2002, and reissued with an extra side of demo and live gems this past April by Big Scary Monsters, the first and only full-length from The Gloria Record is an accomplished song cycle and a dewy eyed vision of what might have been.


Son Lux

Tomorrows III

City Slang

Jun 07, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

Son Lux—the project of Ryan Lott, Rafiq Bhatia, and Ian Chang—have reached the point in their career where their artistic vision is so beautifully honed that it feels as if they can do no wrong.


Jun 07, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

East Midlands based experimental rockers Cult of Dom Keller return with masterful fifth LP.