Monday, March 2 2015
Yann Demange’s 71 takes us back to the swirling maelstrom of the peak of the civil war in Northern Ireland. Set just three years after “The Troubles” began and a year before “Bloody Sunday", it’s an intricate, intimate thriller about a single soldier’s nightmare day and night on the front lines.
This work is smart and deeply rendered, full of striking observations and some of the best sentences you’ll ever want to read.
Friday, February 27 2015
The classic Wisconsin rock outfit BoDeans will release their 12th studio outing, I Can't Stop, this April. Now you can stream the pounding rocker "Slave".
Surf rock meets jazz meets bizarro black and white in the latest music video by the Athens, Georgia experimental outfit Kenosha Kid.
Following their sharp VA album in 2014, the Last Bison are releasing an EP of tracks culled from that time in the studio.
Thursday, February 26 2015
The Brooklyn duo Bob and Martha came together "an explosive firework of creativity and kittens". One spin of their newest tune, "We Leave", makes it evident that description is no exaggeration.
Smoky and nocturnal, the title track off of the New York City-based Allies for Everyone's Bunker EP is a sharp blend of catchiness and moodiness.
The newest tune by this pop collective features contributions from the recently departed Small Faces member Ian McLagan.
Electric piano classes up the melodic indie rock of the Brooklyn outfit Looms, as captured on their newest track "Sunshine".
This is a strange and at times unwieldy book. It's also smart and often deftly written, a parable of power and the humanity it strips away.