James Murphy's hidden argument revealed.
Understanding Hispano-Celtic identity through the history of the San Patricios.
On Newsom and the art of ostranenie.
Has Charlotte Gainsbourg finally lived up to her family name?
Is Spoon’s frontman Britt Daniel in crisis?
On Contra, Vampire Weekend takes on late Godard.
On Embryonic, the Flaming Lips return to their dark and paranoid roots.
Sufjan Stevens pushes the boundary between film and music in his new multi-medium release.
Erica Wojcik gives perspective on Ray Davies' new album.
Zack Marr's take on Sunset Rubdown's latest release, Dragonslayer
Britpop rockers, Doves, retrace their steps on their new album, Kingdom of Rust.
A review of Patrick deWitt's grimy novel Ablutions: Notes for Novel.
We Were Once a Fairytale: Spike Jonze and Kanye West's strange new film.
The method behind the madness of a modern actor.
David Lipsky's account of a week with David Foster Wallace.