St. Vincent Scores New “Experiential Film”

As originally published by Alex Hudson on Exclaim! Just six months on from MASSEDUCTION, art-rock shredder St. Vincent has already unveiled a new musical project. She has provided the score for an “experiential film” called Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions, that premiered this weekend at Coachella. It’s a unique-sounding project, that Pitchfork notes is […]

Freaks & Geeks: The Documentary Directed by Brent Hodge

As originally published by Kevin Scott on Exclaim! It may not have an audience any larger than that of the cancelled TV show it so lovingly remembers, but as a pure act of fan service, Freaks and Geeks: The Documentary is sure to be a welcome trip back to McKinley High for anyone who’s discovered […]

METZ / Chastity Ashburn Green Barn, Whitby ON, April 13

As originally published by Ian Gormely on Exclaim! Noise rock and rural Ontario don’t obviously go hand-in-hand, but that didn’t stop a clutch of fans from trucking out to Whitby, 40 minutes outside of Toronto, for the chance to catch METZ play in a barn. Capped by an aluminum roof and featuring a rough balcony […]

Waterdown’s ArtsFest Get Lighthouse, Matt Andersen, Jully Black for 2018 Edition

As originally published by Calum Slingerland on Exclaim! Waterdown, Ontario’s annual ArtsFest is set to bring music, visual arts, theatre and more to the community for its third consecutive year this August, and organizers have lifted the curtain on the event’s 2018 lineup. Taking place August 18 and 19 in the community’s downtown, the slate […]

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea Set to Release New Memoir

As originally published by Calum Slingerland on Exclaim! Back in 2014, Flea revealed plans to pen his own memoir. Now, the long-awaited book from the Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist has a title and release date. An online listing from Grand Central Publishing reveals the book’s title as Acid For the Children, with the book set to […]

‘Simpsons’ Showrunner Al Jean Promises to Find “Right” Answer to Apu Controversy

As originally published by Josiah Hughes on Exclaim! Over the weekend, The Simpsons clumsily responded to Hari Kondabolu‘s thought-provoking documentary The Problem with Apu in a manner that happened to piss off best of the internet. Now, showrunner Al Jean says he appreciates the feedback. In the show’s April 8 episode, The Simpsons attempted to address the controversy by breaking […]

Willie Thrasher Shares Humboldt Broncos Tribute “Little Town in Saskatchewan”

As originally published by Calum Slingerland on Exclaim! Last Friday (April 5), 16 people were killed when a semi-trailer truck collided with the group bus of the Humboldt Broncos, a junior hockey group from Saskatchewan. Artists have come forward in the days after the crash with tributes both musical and monetary, and Inuit songwriter Willie Thrasher has now […]

Hear Kaytranada Rework Robert Glasper on ‘The Artscience Remixes’

As originally published by Sarah Murphy on Exclaim! Following recent collaborative projects like August Greene and a Johnny Cash compilation, Robert Glasper has enlisted Montreal beatmaker Kaytranada for a new record.   As the title implies, The Artscience Remixes EP features reworks of Glasper’s 2016 album Artscience by the Canadian producer. Also featured on the […]

Scottish Police Mistake Camping Black Metal Fans for Suicide Pact

As originally published by Calum Slingerland on Exclaim! Scottish police executed a full-scale rescue operation complete with fire engines, lifeboats and ambulances after mistaking a group of heavy metal fans on a camping trip for a suicide pact. As the Courier reports, the group — that contained three adults, three children and a dog — […]