The film’s mind-blowing action sequences are ultimately undermined by a convoluted plot and characters you don’t care about.
By striking it down, Rian Johnson helped ensure that Star Wars could become more powerful than we can possibly imagine.
This remarkably strong debut is filled with simple-yet-affecting tales of love at its best and worst, all wrapped in gorgeous pop arrangements.
Angela Klimek’s lovely debut conjures up a magical, enchanting view of winter thanks to vast ambient drones and textures.
Thangorodrim’s Tolkien-inspired “dungeon synth” can get cheesy at times, but the epic fantasy vision is winsome in its own way.
For fans of thoughtful, atmospheric indie-rock, Starsabout’s debut full-length is the real deal.
This ambient reimagining breaks down Vangelis’ original score and weaves it back together in new, intriguing ways.
Some of Makeup & Vanity Set’s most ambient and surreal work in some time.
Arguably the most difficult Perturbator release to date — but also one of the most intriguing.
These instrumentals make you realize how limited the term “hip-hop” has come to be understood.
Making it through the final film in Cannon Film’s “ninja trilogy” required more than nostalgia.
Tholen’s first album in four years finds him pondering marriage, being an artist, and the mysteries of God’s divine will.
These songs move in directions that are more interesting than the simple “shoegaze + metal” equation implies.
Sparse, intimate folk/slowcore, nocturnal cinematic ambient, airy electronic music, and anime-inspired future funk.
The simple fact is that any new music from Lee Bozeman is a gift.
Some of the enigmatic vaporwave producer’s funnest, and funkiest, music to date.
Kiriyama Family’s soulful pop definitely has a retro sense about it, but it’s far more than just a nostalgic retread.
While certainly not everyone’s cup of tea, I consider this one of 2017’s most fascinating and compelling albums.
This CGI-filled remake of 1977’s Death Duel never quite reaches the martial arts heights to which it so clearly aspires.
Dreamy autumnal pop, spaced-out slowcore, The Smiths get a shoegaze makeover, and some gorgeous psychedelic pop.