Zane Burton


Days of Future Past: A tense situation for the X-Men

X1 and 2 director Bryan Singer takes the beloved mutant franchise back to its former glory


May 30, 2014

Holy hype, Batman! Review aggregators don’t make movies super

"This is your Captain speaking. Please ignore any arbitrary ratings on Rotten Tomatoes, and enjoy the film. Or not."


April 18, 2014

Cloud Nothings on cloud nine with Here and Nowhere Else

Cloud Nothings continues to push its boundaries.


April 4, 2014

Pitchfork 2014 gets Beck to the future with initial lineup announcement

Notable acts from this summer's upcoming lineup include Beck, Sharon Van Etten, Neutral Milk Hotel, Kendrick Lamar, and Grimes.


February 18, 2014

With After the Disco, Broken Bells ring in sophomore slump

Broken Bells explores new territory (and does some backtracking) with their latest album.


February 11, 2014

Death Grips, but just barely hangs on

Death Grip's new album "is a definite departure from earlier releases—with mixed results."


November 22, 2013

Soulful Blake drops bass at Riviera

As part of his show at Riviera Wednesday night, the electronic Englishman and musician James Blake performed a chilling encore of “Measurements" that featured heavy voice-looping.


November 15, 2013

High on luck, Chance lands in sold-out Mandel

The Chicago native owned the stage Saturday for a sold-out crowd, performing tracks from his mixtape and Coldplay’s “Fix You.”


November 11, 2013

At 41, Eminem finally grows up

Evoking a sweet sense of nostalgia through personal memories and bouncy beats, the rapper's latest release is the same, but more good.


November 5, 2013

My Bloody Valentine brings the noise to Aragon

Ironically, despite the band's reputation for intensely loud concerts, the two vocalists/guitarists "each said about 10 words on stage."


November 4, 2013