Tuesday, April 7 2015
The comic series Wayward depicts the struggles of a group of supernatural teens growing up and fighting evil on the streets of modern Tokyo.
Perhaps this is the true ruffian’s misfortune: one mellows with age. Hubbard tries to pretend otherwise by snarling and playing blues licks.
Forgoing a more exploratory route, José James delivers a set of pleasantly predictable Billie Holiday covers.
In spite of a few generic weaknesses and maybe a little too much joy, Barnstar!'s sophomore effort's a boot-stomping good time.
Monday, April 6 2015
Yeah, the manic murder fantasy playground of Borderlands gets more subtle moments of humanity than the grand tragedy of Telltale's catalog, The Walking Dead.
Signs Preceding the End of the World is a moving novel about borders, identity and the world to come.
Maude certainly paved the way for other strong-willed, independent, feminist characters, but she more than others will be remembered for her wit and unwavering beliefs.
Young Fathers’ radicalization of pop is important and thrilling.
Has the US abandoned its middle-class creatives? Scott Timberg explains in Culture Crash.
Submitted for your approval, Big Data presents a dark dance-pop album written by NSA agents and sentient surveillance machinery.
Will Hoge is rapidly positioning himself between those two pillars of populist rock, Bruce Springsteen and John Mellencamp.
Dutch Uncles' fourth album is slightly more pop-oriented and immediate than previous efforts but still bound to the band’s abstract vision.
The British singer-songwriter returns with a wide range of styles to conquer our imaginations. The result? A partial victory.
Fractal Mirror's sophomore set reaffirms the Dutch band's sophisticated sensibilities and makes a stunning step forward.
Friday, April 3 2015
Scientology may seem like nothing more than a wacky cult filled with outrageous teachings and belief to many. Unfortunately, it's much sillier, and far more sinister, than that.
Cars parachute into the Caucasus, cars plunge off cliffs, and perhaps most dauntingly, soar from one of the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi.
Despite what seems a one-note premise, the Mystery Science Theater 3000 legacy has thrived because of the deep love and relationship the cast has with movies.
Godspeed You! Black Emperor deals in catharsis, which the world needs as much now as it ever has.
A headphone trip for the ages, Primrose Green is a diaphanous tapestry that envelops our musical history.
Reissue of the British dream-rock band's 2001 compilation, to "celebrate" their current reunion. As ever, the back half of Ride's career nearly spoils the party.