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Brown Bird: Axis Mundi

Brown Bird

Axis Mundi

Brown Bird's final album finds them expanding their sound without sacrificing their personality. And using drums played with hands, not just foot pedals.

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Braids: Deep in the Iris

Braids

Deep in the Iris

The Montreal trio's latest album shows an increasingly refined sense of knowing when to nurture one impulse and temper another, embracing compromise without sacrifice.

The Dirty Aces: From the Basement

The Dirty Aces

From the Basement

Raucous and debauched, From the Basement has the strut and swagger of Stevie Ray Vaughn and the decadently ragged appeal of ‘70s Rolling Stones.

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//BOOKS
//GAMES
Resident Evil: Revelations 2

Resident Evil

Revelations 2

The Revelations spin-off series is officially the crazy younger sibling of the Resident Evil franchise.

//COMICS
A Cosmic Crescendo

An epic crossover involving cosmic power ends in a way that's satisfying without the specter of tragedy.

//CULTURE
The Only Good Bug Is a Dead Bug: 'Starship Troopers' and the Politics of Science Fiction

"The Only Good Bug Is a Dead Bug": 'Starship Troopers' and the Politics of Science Fiction

"There's little a remake of Starship Troopers could add to the original's deceptively deep insights into the nature of social organization."

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//Pop Ten
"The Only Good Bug Is a Dead Bug": 'Starship Troopers' and the Politics of Science Fiction
There's little a remake of Starship Troopers could add to the original's deceptively deep insights into the nature of social organization. Read More
Pop Unmuted Podcast: Brian Wilson's 'No Pier Pressure' and Veteran Pop Artists
Moving Pixels Podcast: The Ghost of 'Murdered: Soul Suspect'
Vinyl: The Analogue Record in the Digital Age
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