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The Story Is In His Eyes in ‘The Finest Hours’

Ray's (Casey Affleck) eyes tell their own story, more hauntingly and more urgently, than any of the plot's clunky machinations.

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27 Jan 2016 // 9:47 AM

Bibio - “Feeling” (Singles Going Steady)

Bibio celebrates '70s classic R&B, borrowing from the era's greatest luminaries, Isaac Hayes and Curtis Mayfield with his standout track.

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Blue Daisy: Darker Than Blue

A musical journey from warmth to melancholy to anger to depression, Darker Than Blue is compelling but not always an easy listen.

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26 Jan 2016 // 3:20 AM

DJDS: Stand Up and Speak

Stand Up and Speak, though lackluster, has the benefit of at least giving one hope and the push to run to one's Point B.

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26 Jan 2016 // 3:10 AM

Autechre: AE_LIVE

Autechre give their fans a digital hernia with AE_LIVE, but the glitch-lover wouldn't have it any other way.

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25 Jan 2016 // 3:30 AM

Roly Porter: Third Law

In the history of electronic music paying homage to our ideas of outer space, Porter has crafted a deserving addition to the canon.

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22 Jan 2016 // 3:15 AM

Jlin: Free Fall EP

The rising star of footwork follows a earth-shaking debut album with a collection of tracks brimming with ideas and a dizzying array of sounds.

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Night Riders and Matinee Movies: The Relationship Between the KKK and American Film

This book could not be timelier, given the nativist and racist rhetoric inflaming discourse among America's Republican Party presidential hopefuls.

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18 Jan 2016 // 10:05 AM

Frankie Knuckles’ Legacy Still Standing Tall

Frankie Knuckles died in 2014, but he still casts a long shadow over dance music in Chicago and around the world.

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The Moon, the Marquise and Other Sad Romantics

Eric Rohmer and Heinrich Von Kleist converge in a parallax of misguided literary loves.

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Luke Haines: British Nuclear Bunkers

British Nuclear Bunkers is as stubborn, singular and compelling as its creator.

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13 Jan 2016 // 3:05 AM

Beer Is a Funny Thing

The Comic Book Story of Beer shows how the evolution of beer parallels the evolution of civilization. Bottoms up to civilization!

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‘Chuck Norris vs. Communism’ and the End of Television

Unable to find food to eat, working long hours for precious little compensation, living in cramped, cold quarters, Romanians sought hope in "video nights".

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11 Jan 2016 // 1:00 PM

Arca - “Urchin” (Singles Going Steady)

Song of the year so far, says Timothy Gabriele.

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‘Dreams Rewired’ Provides a Poetic Gloss on a Well-known Story

Dreams Rewired isn't in the business of recovery or even analysis. Instead, it gestures, it implies, it signifies.

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7 Jan 2016 // 3:15 AM

Harmonia: Complete Works

Brian Eno loved them, and probably would not have made those beloved Bowie albums the same way without them.

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6 Jan 2016 // 3:15 AM

FOXTROTT: A Taller Us

FOXTROTT's A Taller Us overstays its welcome with its tinny and familiar electronic beats.

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Is Religion Really the Root of Human Violence?

In a vast survey of human history and religion, Karen Armstrong insists that the link between religion and violence is greatly exaggerated.

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17 Dec 2015 // 3:15 AM

Avvenir: Glyphs

An overall homage to three decades of glitch make this record one of the most interesting electronic debuts of the year.

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It’s in the Blood: A Conversation with History Writer Tim Hannigan

Treading the lines between journalist and academic, travel writer and scholar, author Tim Hannigan talks about his latest book and his unorthodox approach to writing historical narratives.

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Best of the Moving Pixels Podcast: Further Explorations of the Zero

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"We continue our discussion of the early episodes of Kentucky Route Zero by focusing on its third act.

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