Today kicks off Memorial Day Weekend in the States. With Monday dedicated to recognizing our troops, the weekend is often packed with picnics, barbecues and general summer-themed festivities to welcome the sun and adventures of the approaching season. Well, your summer fun has just arrived early as we welcome a comedian, a heart-melting film and a jazz-adelic album courtesy of yours truly.
Today marks the release of Clayton English‘s full length audio of All The Same via Comedy Dynamics. Recognizable from his win on Last Comic Standing, English has the crowd roaring with how easy it is to get weed and how it should be legalized. Clayton touches on the safety and medical benefits saying “-it helps people with Alzheimers, did you know that? Yea, they smoke weed and they forget they can’t remember.” Check out a clip from his winning set and listen to his full album here:
On a more serious note, romantic drama AWOL is now available on demand here. A love story between a young woman and a married mother, Joey and Rayna find themselves at a cross not sure where their complicated relationship will take them. Starring Lola Kirke and Breeda Wool, AWOL is guaranteed to tug at your heartstrings and debuts highly recommended. See the trailer below and watch to full film here.
The 8-piece jazzy pysch rock group Minotaurs drop their newest LP Aum today on Static Clang. Funky twangs mixed with experimental rock meets jazz, Aum is truly one of a kind. From sax and piano solos, to flutes, guitar breakdowns and synthesizers, Minotaur is a mind-blowing album you have to hear to believe. Aum touches every generation of music, all at the same time. Get the LP here and watch their disturbingly creative video below for the single “I’ll Keep Your Shit With Mine.”