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17 Jun 2015 // 2:20 AM

Alpine: Yuck

In an effort to appeal to a broader audience, Alpine diminish the flimsy post-punk mold of their debut effort in favor of haughty, cool detachment.

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17 Jun 2015 // 2:15 AM

Jaga Jazzist: Starfire

Starfire's Daft Punk-style synth lines scattered inside bold big-band arrangements affirm Jaga Jazzist’s command of style, but confirms the price of crossover success.

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17 Jun 2015 // 2:10 AM

Arcturus: Arcturian

The veteran avant-prog band returns with a release that doesn't always live up to its potential but is still better than half of what you streamed this morning.

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Two Jack Hill Flicks Are Resurrected in ‘Spider Baby’ and ‘Pit Stop’

Spider Baby and Pit Stop are two lost obscurities from the '60s that now look sharper than ever thanks to reissues from Arrow Films.

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‘I Found My Friends’ Is a Drop in the Bucket of the Nirvana Story

Nick Soulsby tries to crack the case of Nirvana, the watershed band that very few saw coming.

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Travis Bretzer: Waxing Romantic

Canadian singer-songwriter Travis Bretzer dreams up a wistful set of mildly psychedelic guitar pop for his debut album.

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17 Jun 2015 // 2:02 AM

Agatha Christie, Hercule Poirot, and Reverse Modernism

Agatha Christie's legendary detective Hercule Poirot is an example of a character responding defiantly and positively to the pressures of literary modernism.

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Metropole Orkest and Snarky Puppy: Sylva

Metropole Orkest and Snarky Puppy deliver an electrifying, energetic genre-bending album with Sylva.

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16 Jun 2015 // 3:26 PM

The Sideshow Tragedy: Capital

Capital is a strong display of thinkers' rock and roll, with deep resonator grooves accentuated by lyricism encapsulating universal worry.

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Marina and the Diamonds: Governors Ball Set + Aftershow (Photos)

Marina and the Diamonds' third album Froot contains some of her most vibrant and complex pop songs and make for an energetic live show.

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Celebrate Brooklyn! Season Kicks Off with Chaka Khan

The 37th season of Celebrate Brooklyn! began with a gala featuring Chaka Khan and has many notable performances to come.

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Death Cab for Cutie - “The Ghosts of Beverly Drive” (video)

The latest video from Death Cab for Cutie's recent LP, Kintsugi, is a black-and-white visualization of the upbeat rocker "The Ghosts of Beverly Drive".

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Plain White T’s - “Pause (Live at Guitar Center)” (video) (Premiere)

The Plain White T's bring their earnest and hummable brand of pop to the At: Guitar Center webseries with their tune "Pause".

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When Murder Gets Zany: The Malone Mysteries

These B-grade comedy mysteries are paired together in a DVD double feature, despite their obvious differences.

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Midlake - “The Old & The Young” (video)

Taken from Midlake's newly released Live in Denton, TX concert film, "The Old & The Young" is a sharp video capture of the folk rockers bringing their music to their hometown.

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Empathy Test - “Throwing Stones (Minuit Machine Remix)” (audio) (Premiere)

The Paris-based Minuit Machine puts a spin on London synth-pop duo Empathy Test's tune "Throwing Stones", resulting in a remix that transforms a "sun-kissed teen romance" into "the depths of winter".

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Creator of ‘Game of Thrones’ Languages: “I put words in their mouths”

Although George R.R. Martin claimed he made up phrases on the spot, I was delighted to find that his language examples were grammatically consistent.

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Daisha - “Hiyah (F.O.H.)” (audio) (Premiere)

Confrontational and playful, Daisha's aggressive new single "Hiyah (F.O.H.)" wants to be your dance jam of the summer.

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16 Jun 2015 // 11:10 AM

Baio - “Sister of Pearl” (audio)

Christopher Baio has played bass with Vampire Weekend since 2006, but now he's stepping out on his own with an album of pure pop deliciousness.

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16 Jun 2015 // 10:45 AM

Ratatat - “Abrasive” (video)

Ratatat's new video "Abrasive" features a dizzying array of 30 guitar parts and over 4000 hand-drawn illustrations.

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