Tuesday, June 10 2008
Martha Wainwright lives up to her DNA on an intensely moving sophomore album.
Sunday, June 8 2008
One contribution to the collection is a discussion of Keith’s sonic portrait, "Sexmachines", a triptych based on multiple recordings of the sounds made by a vibrator, a dildo, and an anal plug.
Wednesday, June 4 2008
Nine albums in, and Opeth has still shown no signs of running out of ideas.
Engaging, provocative, and often discomforting, Operation Filmmaker reveals increasing tensions between Muthana and his would-be benefactors, including filmmaker Nina Davenport.
Sunday, June 1 2008
The boys' voices rarely go where you'd expect, but upon even one play-through, you can't imagine them going anywhere else.
Thursday, May 29 2008
Following the critically acclaimed Palo Santo, Shearwater raises the bar with Rook.
Sunday, May 18 2008
Not for the faint-hearted, nor the recently heartbroken -- but if you're neither, this dynamite disc is one slice of maximum R&B you cannot afford to miss out on.
Wednesday, May 7 2008
In Hou Hsiao-hsien's first French film, interactions are mirrored and refracted, images of images, reflections of longing.
Friday, May 2 2008
Errol Morris' new documentary, Standard Operating Procedure, remembers the pictures' effects -- the shock, the outrage, and the anger that greeted their release.
Wednesday, April 30 2008
With its second story-arc it has cemented itself as one of the best modern books and, likely, as one that will long be regarded as an example of the medium's artistic potential.