Matthew Sweeney

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Film Review: Summer of Soul (…or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

The summer of 1969 was historic in many respects: humankind first set foot on the…

Film Review: “The Sparks Brothers”

Edgar Wright’s documentary on the cult pop “band” Sparks (brothers Ron and Russell Mael) is…

Film Review: “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain”

Anthony Bourdain’s death by suicide is recalled by the public just as vividly as the…

Film Review – “Pig”

Many initially responded to trailers for Pig—the newest film to star unfairly-maligned legend Nicolas Cage—as if…

Local Feature Album Review: Bryson Cone – “Magnetism”

Bryson Cone is a Portland-based musician and producer who sank his teeth into the PNW…

Aural Fix: Cate Le Bon

“Reward” is Cate Le Bon’s new album on Brooklyn label, Mexican Summer, and is strikingly original, possibly the most thoughtfully-composed pop albums of the year.

Album Review: Froth – “Duress”

LA trio Froth (Joo-Joo Ashworth on vocals and guitar, Jeremy Katz on bass and guitar,…

Album Review: Drahla -“Useless Coordinates”

Formed near Leeds in 2015, Drahla is a post-punk group whose full-length debut for Captured…

Old Time Relijun

2019 has seen the return of many a project once on hiatus. Among them, the…

Bengala
Bengala by Nebula Rosa

Nebula Rosa are a psych-pop band that arose from the complex interplay of Latin American…