Thursday, March 19 2015
This slow, long-winding walk around Paris is a languorous exploration of two lost souls.
Stone Jack Jones bestows upon us the truths of human nature that we are too blind ourselves to see.
Spaces Everywhere shows that staying on their own path has served the Monochrome Set well over time.
Reported reality gives Price’s novel, published under his new crime-genre pen name Harry Brandt, a sharp tang that resonates with the best of his work.
The four discs on So Many Things find the band looking for some sweet spot between a groove the audience can latch onto and the experimentalism that shaped the early '60s period of Coltrane's career.
Richard D. James isn't laying his best cards on the table with this EP, but at least he's staying active.
The literature and cinema of Los Angeles is full of binaries, of twins and alter egos; here is another. On Cahuenga is a double of On Sunset, the same but incredibly different.
Wednesday, March 18 2015
Spider-Woman #5 is a master class in art and is what seems like the beginning of a fantastic story, set at street level, which is exactly what this character needs.
For better or worse, contemporary scholars in cinema studies spend more time drawing from and debating one another than talking about films.
Robert Altman’s beautiful film reminds us of Van Gogh's genius and provides an intimate portrait of two brothers bound by their love of art.
To Pimp a Butterfly is the result of one man’s sprawling journey, but it’s meant to empower us all to take our own.
Tracker is the sound of Mark Knopfler's consistency catching up with him. Again.
Though it loses some of its spectacle charm in the process, the audio adaptation of Kaki King's guitar showcase still bursts with masterclass talent.
Dying her hair white is sadly analogous to the record as a whole. She sounds quirky for the sake of being quirky.
Calling an album consisting of a dozen original songs traditional may seem strange, but Wood, Wire & Wood surely is. Blake pens story songs about past events and composes instrumentals with roots in an earlier period.
Tuesday, March 17 2015
In Howard the Duck #1, Zdarsky and Quinones get the most important things right. They get Howard right.
Top Five is one of the most original and satisfying comedies in years.
Subtlety is nowhere to be found on Twin Shadow's major label debut Eclipse. One thing is for certain though, George Lewis Jr. still has an undeniable knack for crafting a killer refrain.
The Undersea Network changes our imagination of communications infrastructure, revealing how culture, politics and geography interrelate in the global circulation of technology.
On the third full album from their side project, the guys from Grails deliver instrumental hip-hop with a dark side.