Tuesday, June 3 2014
Legends like Bob Mould are held to a different standard, and Beauty & Ruin has just raised his bar higher.
Tuesday, May 13 2014
For a genre that seems to be split between bubblegum and alternative, Sturgill Simpson is a breath of fresh air.
Monday, October 28 2013
The best new soul singer in a good long while has emerged from the Yorkshire Dales. Get ready. It's John Newman's world, we just live in it.
Tuesday, April 23 2013
Here's your apocalypse song. Laura Stevenson's stunning brand of Americana pop translates the 21st century breakdown into something worrying and sweetly touching.
Tuesday, April 6 2010
Blues/jazz icon returns with his first new disc in 12 years, a brilliant song cycle produced by Joe Henry.
Monday, April 5 2010
Those tough lessons have settled deep in Jones' voice; the hard rasp is sanded down some, the emotions subtler than on the previous record -- but perhaps more volatile in their restraint.
Humor and irony evoke moral complexity in these classic films, now available in a truly stunning Blu-Ray transfer from Criterion.
Friday, April 2 2010
The film watches mother and son looking back, their interconnected but also disparate processes made visible in interviews, home movies, and reenactments.
Thursday, April 1 2010
Black Tambourine's self-titled, appended reissue of their entire output is indispensable listening for anyone with even a passing interest in indie pop's past or current renaissance.
Wednesday, March 31 2010
Oversteps is nothing less than Autechre's latest masterpiece.