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Captured Tracks

Apr 03, 2024 Music Web Exclusive

Five years is a long time in music, which in some cases can only be a good thing. Take experimental noise-rock combo Drahla for instance. Having released their debut album, Useless Coordinates, back in 2019 to a fanfare of critical acclaim, it seemed like the only trajectory was up.


Conor Lynch

Slow Country

Devil Town Tapes

Apr 02, 2024 Music Web Exclusive

Pull any average singer off a porch in Appalachia and surround them with fiddle, guitar, piano, mandolin, banjo, accordion, pedal steel and you’re likely to come up with something pretty nice to listen to.


Apr 02, 2024 Books

There are certain things in this life that naturally go together, as if inextricably bound by some unspoken rule. Peanut butter and jelly. Hot dogs and baseball. Midnight and true crime documentaries. And, of course, hip-hop and high fashion.


Apr 01, 2024 Music Web Exclusive

Candy-O is The Cars’ 1979 sophomore album. This high fidelity vinyl reissue is the essential pressing.



AMC/AMC+, March 31, 2024

Mar 30, 2024 TV Web Exclusive

On Parish, Esposito is in the literal driver’s seat. His titular character, Gracián “Gray” Parish tries to maintain his ordinary, family man life after long abandoning his shadowy past as a mob getaway driver. But Gray’s ability to handle Formula 1 worthy hairpin turns is needed for one last job. Sadly, the series can’t outrun such clichés any more than Gray can escape his mob origins.


Deep in the Heart (aka Handgun)

Studio: Fun City Editions

Mar 29, 2024 DVDs Web Exclusive

​Karen Young stars in an overlooked revenge film from 1983.


Pete Jolly


Future Days Recordings

Mar 29, 2024 Music Web Exclusive

Pete Jolly’s most famous work is masterful but traditional jazz piano. Seasons is a completely different beast.


Mar 28, 2024 Live Altern 8 Maria Uzor Warrington-Runcorn New Town Development Plan Cholly

Under the Radar headed to Derby last weekend for the very first WFR Central and discovered a host of electronic musical talent.





Mar 28, 2024 Music Web Exclusive

I remember sitting in a Nottingham, England bar with Mark Gardener nearly 10 years ago when the Ride singer/guitarist told me the iconic ’90s shoegaze band were reforming.