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Friday, April 24 2015

Harrison Ford Reminds You Why You Like Movies in ‘The Age of Adaline’

Harrison Ford's performance in this film about a woman who doesn't age foregrounds the consideration of time and desire, how each shapes the other, and how both affect imaginative horizons.


Ivan & Alyosha - “Modern Man” (audio) (Premiere)

Seattle quintet Ivan & Alyosha's "Modern Man" is a driving, earnest rock number that you can find on their forthcoming LP, It’s All Just Pretend.


Doug Burr: Pale White Dove

Pale White Dove is one of those albums that demands attention, Doug Burr’s apparent obscurity notwithstanding.


Rosenblume - ‘All Through the Fire, All Through the Rain’ (EP stream) (Premiere)

Liverpudlian singer/songwriter Rosenblume channels Greenwich Village and Laurel canyon folk in his latest EP, All Through the Fire, All Through the Rain.


‘Montage of Heck’ Reveals Unseen Sides of Kurt Cobain

Cobain’s witty self-awareness is one of many new and heartrending sides of him brought to light in Brett Morgen’s new HBO documentary, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck.


By Confusing Religion With Reality, ‘Little Boy’ Fails Its Faith-Based Foundation

Because it is unsure whether it wants to push the Bible or a little boy's wavering faith, Little Boy ends up giving us neither.


Counterbalance: XTC’s ‘Skylarking’

You might not hear of bands talking about XTC as a big influence, but they were certainly in the mix that became the music that was to come.


Russell Crowe’s War Drama ‘The Water Diviner’ Is Awards Season Sap

Instead of a potent post-war drama, first time director Russell Crowe gives us a jumbled, often incoherent attempt at an epic.


Status Flow: The Kingly Rhymes of Marracash

A household name in his native country, Italy has in Marracash one of its biggest contenders of hip-hop.


Squarepusher: Damogen Furies (Reviews) [24.Apr.15]
Steve Howe: Anthology (Reviews) [24.Apr.15]
The Charming Half-Assedness of ‘The Soup’ (Channel Surfing) [23.Apr.15]
Jingo - “A.D.D.” (audio) (Premiere) (Mixed Media) [23.Apr.15]
John Moreland: High on Tulsa Heat (Reviews) [23.Apr.15]
The Charlatans: Modern Nature (Reviews) [23.Apr.15]
iLoveMakonnen: Drink More Water 5 (Reviews) [23.Apr.15]
James Bay: Chaos and the Calm (Reviews) [23.Apr.15]
The Westies: West Side Stories (Reviews) [23.Apr.15]
Rocky Dawuni: Branches of the Same Tree (Capsule Reviews) [22.Apr.15]
‘Batman v Superman’ vs. ‘Star Wars VII’ (Short Ends and Leader) [22.Apr.15]
The 15 Best Chris Claremont X-Men Stories (Graphic Novelties) [22.Apr.15]
Alabama Shakes: Sound and Color (Reviews) [22.Apr.15]
Wire: WIRE (Reviews) [22.Apr.15]
Ron Sexsmith: Carousel One (Reviews) [22.Apr.15]
Sax Gordon: In the Wee Small Hours (Capsule Reviews) [21.Apr.15]
Danko Jones: Fire Music (Capsule Reviews) [21.Apr.15]
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