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Graham Parker and the Rumour: Mystery Glue

Graham Parker and the Rumour

Mystery Glue

Mystery Glue has a distinctively appealing mix of hard-boiled attitude and upbeat melody.

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Tracey Thorn: Songs from the Falling EP

Tracey Thorn

Songs from the Falling EP

Thorn wrote and performed the score completely by herself using musical instruments one would find in a school band room (piano, guitar, recorder, bass, percussion) to fit the ambiance of the movie.

Flunk: Deconstruction Time Again

Flunk

Deconstruction Time Again

The Norwegian mood-pop act let remixers have at their latest album, often with surprisingly successful results.

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//BOOKS
//GAMES
Good Art Ruins 'White Night'

Good Art Ruins 'White Night'

"White Night is annoying largely due to its own beautiful and haunting art. "

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A Year in the Life of 'Mario Kart 8'

With a year having passed since the start of Mario Kart 8, it's time to look back on 12 months of roaring engines, hairpin turns, blue shells, and a whole lot of swearing.

//CULTURE
The Dark Net: Inside the Digital Underworld

The Dark Net: Inside the Digital Underworld

"All it takes is the installation of one free web browser to access a realm of the internet where, for a certain amount of cash, you can join in an assassination betting pool."

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Is There Anybody Out There? Looking for UFOs in the California Desert

With his appearance at the Contact in the Desert conference this year, Jim Marrs continues to spread his unconventional views on what is really going on in the world.

//COMICS

The nastiest, scariest, most threatening villains in The Names are a group of betrayers within the Names known as the League of Psychopaths, and this is only the beginning.

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//TV
'Call the Midwife' Continues to Charm in Its Fourth Season

'Call the Midwife' Continues to Charm in Its Fourth Season

"An excellent cast, coupled with the show’s strong sense of time and place, makes Call the Midwife consistently engaging and satisfying."

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Webs of Deception and Allusion Thread Together to Make 'Pretty Little Liars'

With its constant nods to the work of David Lynch and Alfred Hitchcock, Pretty Little Liars conjures up a world of allusions, where the source of truth is always uncertain.

//Pop Ten
Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'
Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance. Read More
Blood and Thunder: Entering the Echo Chamber
Let the Face Speak for Itself: Hard Features in 'The White Buffalo'
Webs of Deception and Allusion Thread Together to Make 'Pretty Little Liars'
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