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Public Memory: Wuthering Drum

Wuthering Drum is a moody, cinematic collection of low-tempo ambient music, that while relatively restricted, can be immersive.

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The Paper Trail: An Unexpected History of a Revolutionary Invention

Paper created a world in which free thinking could flourish, and brought disciplines from science to music into a new age.

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25 Mar 2016 // 1:20 AM

The Range: Potential

Potential is as great an album as it is a story, and it proves that a sample needn't be well-known to be powerful.

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Mark Pritchard - Beautiful People (feat. Thom Yorke) (Singles Going Steady)

"Beautiful People" is a perfect amalgamation of Yorke's amazing, understated vocals and Pritchard's soft, light production.

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24 Mar 2016 // 9:21 AM

M.I.A. - “Ola, Foreign Friend” (Singles Going Steady)

Leave it to M.I.A. to sample The Lion King and use it in her unique fusion of Asian melodies and Timbaland-influenced hip-hop production.

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23 Mar 2016 // 2:15 PM

M83 - “Solitude” (Singles Going Steady)

With melodramatic orchestral flourishes and moody, winding synth detours, "Solitude" wears its cinematic ambitions on its sleeve.

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23 Mar 2016 // 12:15 PM

Jameszoo - “Flake” (Singles Going Steady)

Jameszoo proves himself on this song to be as eccentric as Flying Lotus and as groovy as Thundercat.

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23 Mar 2016 // 11:15 AM

Shura - “Touch” (Four Tet Remix) (Singles Going Steady)

Credit goes to Four Tet, who's gone from cut-n-splice folktronica go-to, to a grade-A dance and indie remixer.

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23 Mar 2016 // 10:14 AM

Maylight - “Heavy Artillery” (Singles Going Steady)

Resembling an amalgam of future-funk and experimental jazz, "Heavy Artillery" follows Lizzy Parks' sultry vocal performance through a contracting fog of electronic whirrings and lounge-room bass.

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Rain Man - “Bring Back the Summer” (feat. Oly) (video) (premiere)

Producer Rain Man's new single "Bring Back the Summer" featuring Oly is a massive earworm.

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Lust for Youth: Compassion

Lust for Youth's Compassion is danceable and hypnotizing, to the point where their songs' clichés of mystery and jealousy become erased in the trance.

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Prins Thomas: Principe Del Norte

Prins Thomas doesn't waste a second of this 100-minute collection. And that's no small feat.

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22 Mar 2016 // 11:30 AM

Classixx - “Grecian Summer” (Singles Going Steady)

Classixx returns with another bright, bubbling over, neo-funk dance track that pulsates with a certain effusive optimism that somersaults in your stomach.

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Venetian Snares - “Everything About You Is Special” (Singles Going Steady)

Once the beat kicks in, Venetian Snares is clearly in another stratosphere.

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The Brazen Age: New York City and the American Empire: Politics, Art, and Bohemia

In this excerpt of David Reid's rich and thorough history of New York City, 1945 -1950, we read of Albert Camus' first impression of the city as “a hideous, inhuman city" of "violent light".

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The Sensual Machine: ‘The Typewriter Revolution’

Richard Polt’s work is simply a confessional love letter to a most charming and pioneering creation.

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21 Mar 2016 // 1:10 AM

MMOTHS: Luneworks

Debut album from Irish electronic master takes listener on a trip through multiple moods with masterful precision.

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Waiting for Buddy Guy: Chicago Blues at the Crossroads

In the late '70s and early '80s, British blues fan Alan Harper became a transatlantic pilgrim to Chicago. He came to listen to the blues. This rich memoir captures not only the music, but the memories of many of Chicago's great blues legends and others who lived during this important era.

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‘Small Town Talk’ and the Rise and Fall of Woodstock

Small Town Talk offers an in-depth look at the rise and fall of not only the town of Woodstock, but also those who made an icon of '60s idealism.

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16 Mar 2016 // 1:00 PM

Ash Koosha - “Biutiful” (Singles Going Steady)

"Biutiful" is another avant-electro soundscape from Ash Koosha, and it beautifully bridges the divide between the discordant and the melodic.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: The Best Games of 2016

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"The Moving Pixels Podcast counts down our top five games of 2016.

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