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Rudimental - “Sun Comes Up” feat. James Arthur (Singles Going Steady)

Arthur's laid-back vocal style here is what drives the song from forgettable territory into "I wouldn't turn it off if I heard it on the radio."

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Art Feynman: Blast Off Through the Wicker

Musical enigma, Art Feynman, gets rhythmic on his bold debut.

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‘Dunkirk’: “The Bodies Come Back”

Dunkirk turns war movie tropes inside out to articulate a broader theme, not only the truism that war is excruciating, but more profoundly, that war is always the same, that it repeats, that it cannot be won.

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24 Jul 2017 // 2:20 AM

Gaudi: Magnetic

The producer's interplay between drum and bass forms the album's heart. A resonant, visceral listen.

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When American Women’s Dreams of Equality Carried Them to Russia

By uncovering lost stories of women living abroad, Julia Mickenberg revives rich histories of adventure.

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‘Dunkirk’ Is a Masterpiece of Overwhelming Realism

As uplifting as it is unrelenting, Christopher Nolan’s epic war thriller unites everyone in the most basic of objectives: survive to fight another day.

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‘Dunkirk’ Is a Compelling, Paralyzing, Nightmarish Vision of War

Christopher Nolan delivers his most cinematic work yet, assaulting the senses while examining courage and cowardice in wartime.

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Goran Therborn’s Scholary Study, ‘Cities of Power’ and the Global Moment

"Capital cities are by definition sites of political power... they are open also sites of resistance, of political counter-power, of protest rallies and headquarters of opposition movements, parties and trade unions."

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‘Three Stones Make a Wall’, an Introduction to Archaeology, Struggles Against Its Genre Boundaries

The blur that this book will "engage all readers no matter what their background", I'm afraid, I find myself constrained to differ.

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14 Jul 2017 // 8:01 AM

Quindar: Hip Mobility

Space is the place. On Hip Mobility, Quindar's two-man instrumental combo provide a lush, futuristic soundtrack of NASA's glory days.

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Radiohead Music Theory, Pure and Simple

The most intelligent bunch of musicians to ever sell out an arena are the subject of rich, in-depth critical analysis. Have a highlighter and headphones handy.

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12 Jul 2017 // 11:33 AM

Oneohtrix Point Never - “The Pure and the Damned” (ft. Iggy Pop)

"The Pure and the Damned" is majestic and awe-inspiring. Why can’t more collaborations turn out like this?

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11 Jul 2017 // 2:30 AM

Christopher Willits Is Enveloped in Spherical Sound

Ambient composer Christopher Willits wants to surround you in sound that comes from every direction. He talks with us about spatial audio, his latest album, Horizon, and the healing power of music.

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10 Jul 2017 // 8:29 AM

White Sea: Tropical Odds

White Sea's debut separated her sound from her previous work with M83, but the lush, morose dance-pop of her piecemeal sophomore effort paints her as a truly compelling pop figure.

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30 Jun 2017 // 2:30 AM

Lapalux: Ruinism

Lapalux frees himself from routine and expectation on standout electronic album.

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28 Jun 2017 // 11:00 AM

Radiohead - “Man of War” (Singles Going Steady)

Previously unreleased "Man of War" is quintessential Radiohead: melancholy, unsettling, and full of high drama.

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Terror Pigeon! - “OtherSong” (audio) (premiere)

Funcore troubadour Terror Pigeon! returns with single "OtherSong".

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What Can Women do? Pretty Much Anything: ‘Wonder Women’

"We have to get the stories of these women out into the world. Because representation matters."

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‘Apollo in the Age of Aquarius’: Bringing the Space Race Back Down to Earth

Looking at NASA's interactions with the social movements of the '60s offers a new perspective on that landmark era in America.

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27 Jun 2017 // 10:45 AM

Anton Kubikov - “North” (Singles Going Steady)

The track is a minimalist gem of an almost otherworldly beauty and the nature shots are simply flawless.

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How a Song By Unknown Newcomer Adam Johnston Ended Up on Blondie's New Album

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"Adam Johnston of An Unkindness wrote a song at 17 years old and posted it online. Two years later, magic happened.

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