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Tuesday, October 21 2014

Loose Buttons - “Two Wolves” (video) (Premiere)

Loose Buttons draw some aesthetic inspiration from the likes of Wes Anderson for their latest video, "Two Wolves".


Suzanne Jarvie - “Spiral Road” (video) (Premiere)

The title track from the Canadian singer/songwriter Suzanne Jarvie's upcoming LP, Spiral Road, is a song of mystical journeys.


Maya Angelou Meets Funk and Hip-Hop in “On Aging” (audio) (Premiere)

You'd be hard-pressed to find a more creative way to celebrate the legacy of Maya Angelou than to put some slap bass behind her evocative spoken word poetry.


Cynicism, Recession, and the Resurgence of Cyberpunk

"Human nature might be augmented and highly channeled by technology, but human nature stays the same. And that tech might actually amplify all the worst things about us too."


What He Has Sown: A Conversation With Bruce Soord of the Pineapple Thief

The Pineapple Thief mastermind delves into the making of Magnolia, the [un]fair criticisms of fans, and the joys of modern Opeth, among many other topics.


Mark Lanegan Band: Phantom Radio

Phantom Radio is the quintessential Mark Lanegan album, both a great starting point for those uninitiated to his world and a document that the most devoted members of his cult fanbase will cherish as one of his best.


Thurston Moore: The Best Day

Thurston Moore's most ambitious solo album and possibly the best Sonic Youth-related release since 2004's Sonic Nurse.


Oh Susanna: Namedropper

American-Canadian singer-songwriter Suzie Ungerleider ropes in other Canadian musicians to write songs for her to wildly varying results.


ABBA: Live at Wembley Arena

On Live at Wembley Arena, ABBA deliver a tightly choreographed and wildly enjoyable performance during the height of their powers.


Rowland S Howard: Pop Crimes

Reissue of the final solo album by the hugely overlooked Australian post-punk hero, Rowland S Howard.


London Film Festival 2014 Day 8: ‘Mr. Turner’ (Notes from the Road) [20.Oct.14]
Guilty Simpson: The Simpson Tape (Reviews) [20.Oct.14]
Queen: Live at the Rainbow ‘74 (Reviews) [20.Oct.14]
Dinner and a Suit: Stay EP (Capsule Reviews) [17.Oct.14]
London Film Festival 2014 Day 7: ‘Whiplash’ (Notes from the Road) [17.Oct.14]
Matteah Baim: Falling Theater (Capsule Reviews) [17.Oct.14]
Indie Horror Month 2014: ‘Claire’ (Moving Pixels) [17.Oct.14]
Ry Cooder: Soundtracks (Reviews) [17.Oct.14]
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey: Worker (Reviews) [17.Oct.14]
Pig Destroyer: Mass and Volume EP (Reviews) [17.Oct.14]
Noel Torres: La Balanza (Reviews) [17.Oct.14]
Gov’t Mule: San Diego, CA - 27 September 2014 (Notes from the Road) [16.Oct.14]
Valery Gore - “S.O.” (video) (Mixed Media) [16.Oct.14]
Continent: Wasteland EP (Capsule Reviews) [16.Oct.14]
Weezer and the Problem of Fan Expectation (Sound Affects) [16.Oct.14]
Johnny Marr: Playland (Reviews) [16.Oct.14]
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