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When Over-the-Top Hits the Spot: 2010 Grammy Awards

Overblown set pieces, fiery performances, and category wins that no one saw coming -- yes, this year, the Grammy Awards decided to be interesting.

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27 Jan 2010 // 9:57 PM

The Skeptic

With its B-list actors, cheesy dialog and two-dimensional drama, this feels like one of the cheaply-produced TV movies broadcast and cable networks used to churn out on a weekly basis.

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26 Jan 2010 // 9:59 PM

Home Movie

This film, pastiche of well-worn horror-tropes though it may be, has a plot - and characters - that draw the viewer in and keep their eyes drilled to the screen until the final moments.

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24 Jan 2010 // 10:00 PM

Kingdom of the Spiders

Yet another entry in a popular '70s horror sub-genre we'll call "nature on the rampage", in which previously harmless local fauna, or some hideous mutation, set their teeth on the citizenry.

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6 Jan 2010 // 9:58 PM

Jookabox: Dead Zone Boys

On its third album of exhilarating psych-rock, Jookabox channels blues, hip-hop, folk, punk, Animal Collective's evil step-sister, and zombies for mostly compelling results.

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17 Dec 2009 // 3:00 AM

Zombieland hat and bag - Real Deal Brazil [$140]

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Cracked Media: The Sound of Malfunction by Caleb Kelly

Kelly's study provides access to some fascinating theories of, and experiments in, the "wrong" uses of technology as explored by some important sound artists of the phonographic era.

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Bell Horses: The Loves Last Time

For better or worse, Bell Horses debut of melancholy electro-pop goes down like water and acts like a sleeping pill.

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Dark Carnival Film Festival: 28 September-03 October 2009- Bloomington, IN

In its third year, the Dark Carnival Film Festival attracts filmmakers and audiences with a real love for the horror film genre.

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Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall by Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro’s first collection of short fiction, though more grounded in everyday experience than his recent novels, is tinged with his sense of the strange and sad, and, new for him, the humorous.

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This Is It is the culmination of hours of footage from the late Michael Jackson’s final tour, appropriately named “This Is It”. The series

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28 Sep 2009 // 9:00 AM

Death, where is thy drop off the radar screen? The industry, phenomenon and force of artistry known as Michael Jackson is very much alive, if

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Why? Eskimo Snow (Anticon) Releasing: 22 September Bay Area art-poppers Why? release Eskimo Snow today on Anticon. This time around, their music has a more folksy

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Stop it Sindri! I keep getting lost in your dewy eyes. Sindri Mar Sigfusson, bandleader of the whimsical pop-folk group Seabear, has just announced North

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Juliette Lewis is like that woman in the bar who’s gotten into fights (and won) and ain’t no fool to a man’s

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Soundscape of the Body Politic: The Songs of Thomas Pynchon’s ‘Inherent Vice’

Interpolators of literature always try to figure out how we, as readers, glean the book in our hands. Arguments between the likes of Harold Bloom

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Mica Levi’s Jewellry has garnered accolades because of its beautifully constructed bizarreness, a synecdoche of pop atonality.Yesterday, the 21-year-old Levi, performing under the

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Pontificating on the words behind the meaning behind such words as: "Now that it’s raining more than ever / Know that we’ll still have each other / You can stand under my umbrella, ella-ella-ay-ay-ay".

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31 Aug 2009 // 2:40 AM

Pop Heroism, Two Songs at a Time

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The (Indie) Music Industry Is All Right

The media is too preoccupied with the funeral arrangements of the mainstream music industry to celebrate the life that is happening elsewhere.

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