Archive for April, 2017
March 31, 2015
Loosely based on a true story (or two), Adam MacDonald’s feature-length debut Backcountry follows a couple (Missy Peregrym and Jeff Roop) as they venture out to a remote campground. Along the way, they encounter a black bear wh...
March 30, 2015
Nearly two decades in the making, The Wrecking Crew, a documentary about the musicians who played on records by the likes of Nancy Sinatra, Bobby Vee, The Partridge Family, The Mamas & the Papas, The Carpenters, The 5th Dim...
March 29, 2015
"We try to be as honest as possible," says Ewert and the Two Red Dragons singer Ewert Sundja about making music. "We don’t set out to make quiet music with intensity. It has to be a natural process of getting to the end. "
March 26, 2015
While on the road with his band, Fun., guitarist Jack Antonoff began writing some songs for a solo project that he called Bleachers. He didn’t tell anyone about the songs until he released the first single, “I Wanna Get B...
March 25, 2015
The Gaslight Anthem quickly became critics’ darlings as it delivered albums such as 2008’s The ’59 Sound and 2010’s American Slang. On 2014’s Get Hurt, which was produced by Brit Mike Crossey (Foals, Arc...
March 23, 2015
The Long Island-based rock band Taking Back Sunday recently reissued Happiness Is: The Complete Recordings. The boxset features the band’s original 2014 record along with rare and unreleased tracks. The songs are all spread out...
March 22, 2015
JD McPherson just released his new album, Let The Good Times Roll, in February. It’s gotten great reviews. Paste Magazine, for example, says the singer-songwriter “strikes a balance between power and agility.” The album veers f...
March 16, 2015
For PRhyme’s self-titled debut, DJ Premier only utilized samples from psychedelic producer Adrian Younge. The album, which features guests like ScHoolBoy Q, Mac Miller, Jay Electronica and Killer Mike, has a cool, old school vi...
March 15, 2015
Rob Montague has played in several bands over the years, and now he’s decided to take a look at music from a different angle. His new film, Long Way to the Top, takes a look at the business side of music and what life on ...
March 11, 2015
The directorial debut from brothers Peter and Bobby Farrelly, Dumb and Dumber proved to be a box office hit as the film’s misguided main characters Lloyd Christmas (Jim Carrey) and Harry Dunne (Jeff Daniels). The Farrelly broth...