Roots Run Deep in 'Guardians of the Galaxy #16'

Roots Run Deep in 'Guardians of the Galaxy #16'

By Jack Fisher

This is a grounded and compelling story that shows why Groot is so lovable. 18 Jan 2017 // 10:30 AM

Read more
//Recent Reviews
Goodbye Tomorrow: Goodbye Tomorrow

Short but sweet EP offers three promising earnest modern rock tunes.

READ more
Ray LaMontagne: Till the Sun Turns Black

Singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne finds his way out of his cabin only to get lost in the background of his sophomore release.

READ more

15 Oct 2006 // 11:00 PM

Lady Sovereign: Public Warning

The major complaint is that we've heard so many of these tracks before. Most of her previous singles appears pretty much unchanged from their original form. Is this enough? It is, and here's why.

READ more
Various Artists: Underground Hip-Hop Volume 4

A compilation whose name says everything (and nothing).

READ more
Urban Tribe: Authorized Clinical Trials

This is roots music for the computer class, unsullied by the march of time or the vagaries of the wider marketplace.

READ more
Magic Slim & the Teardrops/ Joe Carter with Sunnyland Slim: That Aint Right

This split-LP from the past offers two different treasures dating back to 1977 -- early Magic Slim, the sensitive bluesman, an original in fine shading, and happily still with us; and the late Joe Carter, who in his final recording had his own way with the Elmore James repertoire.

READ more

15 Oct 2006 // 11:00 PM

Adem: Love And Other Planets

Adem's got Love (the concept) on his mind, and his exploration of it is sophisticated, literate and surprisingly affecting.

READ more

13 Oct 2006 // 7:00 AM

Ensemble: Ensemble

Ensemble elegantly bridges the divides between electronica, classical, folk, and indie-pop, effortlessly integrating all of these disparate genres into one lovely and unassuming sound.

READ more

13 Oct 2006 // 3:30 AM

Man of the Year (2006)

The troubles with Barry Levinson's movie are many, including an erratic pace and too many unfunny diversions, but the primary issue, strangely, is its lack of pointed political humor.

READ more

13 Oct 2006 // 3:00 AM

Debut EP from Boston-based rock quartet is yet another entry in the ongoing renaissance of '80s disaffection.

READ more
More Recent Reviews
//Mixed media
//Blogs

Playing to Lose: The Tragedy of 'This Is the Police'

// Moving Pixels

"Video gamers are not accustomed to playing to lose.

READ the article