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Most Underappreciated Film Scores of 2017

Another year, another round of Oscar nominations. As usual, there are surprises and snubs aplenty - but few categories deserved a re-do quite like...

Revisiting Car Seat Headrest’s Twin Fantasy

One of the first things you notice about Car Seat Headrest’s Twin Fantasy is the striking album art. At first glance, it appears that...

Sylvan Esso’s What Now Answers an Age-Old Question

What now? That’s the big question for Sylvan Esso. For the uninitiated, they’re the duo behind one of 2014’s breakout indie releases. Their self-titled debut...

Another Week, Another Excellent Better Call Saul

I know I said that the descent into full Breaking Bad-town last week came as a bit of an unwelcome surprise, but it now...

Nostalgia and Sheryl Crow’s Be Myself

I haven’t listened to a new Sheryl Crow album since 2008, and I haven’t loved a Sheryl Crow album since 2002’s “C’mon C’mon.”  I may...

Even a Lesser Better Call Saul is Still Great

That was a weird episode. An interesting one, and one filled with intriguing plot developments - but the two separate threads of the show...

Fargo Is Back, Don’t Cha Know

When Fargo was announced back in 2013, my reaction was no different than almost anyone else’s. Why would you stretch out a wonderful feature...

Better Call Saul Re-introduces A Familiar Face

Better Call Saul is a show that's obsessed with symbolism and allegory, and like Breaking Bad, it loves setting up its characters for a...

Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. Is Yet Another 180

This has been quite the rollercoaster. On my first listen, I hated this album. I thought it was tacky, uninventive and safe. I disliked...

Beauty and the Beast: All Bark and No Bite

If you’ve been paying attention to the film industry for the past few years, you’ll have noticed a steady uptick in film remakes. In...