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Fleetwood Mac: Tusk (Deluxe Edition)

Fleetwood Mac

Tusk (Deluxe Edition)

Despite popular narratives, Tusk isn't all druggy, unabashed excess. Instead, this new sets shows the record as a deeply self-conscious document, the sound of a band that didn't rebel against success so much as it misunderstood the privilege it brings.

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Foxes: All I Need

Foxes

All I Need

All I Need does not aim to make Foxes stand out amidst an overcrowded pop scene, but it still guarantees some of the pop singles this year will see.

The James Hunter Six: Hold On!

This is more than interpretation or retro-perfection soul. This is the real deal that will kick your butt right out onto the dance floor.

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Elvis Costello's 'Detour: Live At Liverpool Philharmonic Hall Featuring Larkin Poe'

Elvis Costello's 'Detour: Live At Liverpool Philharmonic Hall Featuring Larkin Poe'

"Elvis Costello has a rich body of songs, so it's no surprise that when he turns up on the stage he bests even some of the greats. "

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Surviving the Moral Narrative of 'Taxi Driver' 40 Years On

"You do a thing and that's what you are"; so what does that make us, the voyeurs in Travis Bickle’s world?

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The Day the Specials Kicked Their Doc Martens Boots Against the Door

The Day the Specials Kicked Their Doc Martens Boots Against the Door

"The ska revival kicked to life by the Specials blended previous subcultural styles in their own Cuisinart: Kingston, Jamaica, Mod, Skinhead and Jamaican rude-boy."

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Hangin' Loose: Exploring British Soul in the Music of Loose Ends

Loose Ends cultivated an art in supreme sophistication with their groundbreaking experiments in British soul and R&B during the '80s. Decades later, their music remains as potent as it was when it first graced the airwaves and clubs of both the UK and US.

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It's Okay to Ask for Help in 'The Witness'

It's Okay to Ask for Help in 'The Witness'

"Looking up a solution isn't a sin. The only sin is not understanding that solution when you do. "

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Hope and Despair in Video Games

There are moments in games that capture the feud waged in ourselves between hope and despair.

//COMICS

Jason Aaron provides another glimpse of Obi-Wan's years on Tatooine. But who has he become?

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//Pop Ten
The X-Files: Season 10, Episode 3 - "Mulder and Scully Meet the Were-Monster"
Even if the remaining three episodes don’t live up to the standard set by “Mulder and Scully Meet the Were-Monster”, there’s no doubt that it'll stand as a new classic. Read More
Buried Bowie: 25 Deep Cuts
Christianity's Crisis in Medieval Japan Says a Lot About Cultural Dialogue Today
How Sia Kept Breathing and Became a Formalist
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