Frightened Rabbit to release The Midnight Organ Fight covers LP featuring Julien Baker, Craig Finn

In May, Frightened Rabbit’s remaining members shared a recording of a 2018 tribute concert for its late frontman Scott Hutchison, who took his own life a little more than a year ago. The performance saw artists like Julien Baker, Craig Finn, and The National’s Aaron Dessner put their own spin on the band’s…

Chelsea Wolfe strips back on "The Mother Road," the lead single from her upcoming Birth Of Violence

There’s always been an ominous bombast to the work of gothic songwriter Chelsea Wolfe, one that’s grown darker and more dire on recent albums like 2015's Abyss and 2017's Hiss Spun, which we called a “full-on sludge-metal extravaganza.” Consider it some kind of reprieve, then, that the doom singer’s latest, Birth Of

David Tennant to star in Netflix's Criminal, an experimental police interrogation anthology

One of the best episodes of television of all time is “Three Men and Adena,” the fifth episode of the first season of Homicide: Life On The Street. In it, two detectives interrogate a man over the death of an 11-year old girl, but fail to do so in the 12 hours they’ve been allotted. It’s intense, intimate, moving,…

Ask Alexa for "some hot garbage" and she'll play you some Lonely Island

Tomorrow, The Lonely Island will embark on a two-week tour of the U.S. that will no doubt feature veiny, ‘roided-out cuts from The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience, a musical ode to ‘90s baseball titans Jose Canseco and Mark McGwire that the trio debuted as a “visual poem” on Netflix last month. We dug it, as did

Game Of Thrones' director Miguel Sapochnik talks getting "visually policed" by showrunners

When you hear director Miguel Sapochnick say he “pissed off” Game Of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, you might assume it’s because he forgot the lights while filming during “The Long Night.” But, no, by that point Sapochnick had already paid his dues. On a new episode of IndieWire’s Filmmaker Toolkit

The Boondocks is getting rebooted "for the modern era" by original creator Aaron McGruder

Adult Swim’s hilarious, controversial The Boondocks went out with a bit of a whimper in 2014, when its fourth season was developed without creator Aaron McGruder at the helm. In our review, we called it “a copy of McGruder’s baby made from a printer that needs a fresh ink cartridge,” adding that “the clear, hard lines…

Hannah Gadsby calls Louis CK a "joke" who "still honestly thinks he’s the victim”

Louis CK’s contemporaries in the stand-up scene have had some harsh words for the disgraced comedian, who returned to the stage last year after admitting to allegations of exposing himself to female employees and other comedians without their consent. Sasheer Zamata and Pete Davidson have taken public swipes at CK in…

Universal Music Group disputes New York Times' claim that 500,000 master recordings were lost in 2008 fire

Today, The New York Times’ published a breathtaking story alleging that Universal Music Group lost roughly 500,000 master recordings by iconic artists in the 2008 fire that scorched Universal Studios’ Hollywood lot. At the time, UMG downplayed the damage done, having told Deadline that there “was little lost from…