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Miami Horror: All Possible Futures

While not a revelatory listen, Miami Horror's second album is a more-than-solid summer record using a tried and true formula of electro-inflected disco-pop.

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6 May 2015 // 4:00 AM

Marcus Miller: Afrodeezia

Bassist/composer Marcus Miller delivers a tour de force with his latest, a hybridization of African and Western styles that finds the similarities in the differences of each.

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Sugarcane Jane: Dirt Road’s End

Dirt Road’s End is a guidebook that simulates a fusion of past and present, as interpreted by two musicians blessed with a clear-eyed perspective and the ability to bring it all about.

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Tony Bennett / Bill Evans: The Complete Tony Bennett / Bill Evans Recordings

This lavish four-LP reissue celebrates the 40th anniversary of these monumental sessions by two of the great understated jazz interpreters.

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Spectacle of Empty Gestures: Rihanna’s “American Oxygen”

The problem isn't that Rihanna's "American Oxygen" fails as political art, it's that we might consider it a success instead of a mere gesture.

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Mumford & Sons: Wilder Mind

Wilder Mind is simultaneously the worst and most honest Mumford & Sons outing.

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My Morning Jacket: The Waterfall

The Waterfall continues My Morning Jacket’s reign as a Grateful Dead for the 21st century.

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Michelle Obama Biography Embodies Highly Specific Version of the American Dream

Michelle Obama's ideology embraces the legacy of racism versus each child’s ability and responsibility to shape her own future.

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An Artist Living in an Edgeland: An Interview With LoneLady

"If you've been shaped by a brutish environment," Manchester artist LoneLady tells PopMatters, "You don't have the luxury of making 'soft' music."

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Where ‘The Tudors’ and ‘The Borgias’ Use Sex and Violence, ‘Wolf Hall’ Uses Language

Wolf Hall may lack the naturalism and graphic sex and violence of other period dramas, but it's all the better for it.

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Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin Head Up Netflix’s New Dramedy, ‘Grace and Frankie’

Netflix's newest series examines what happens when two women in their 70s find out that their husbands are in love with each other.

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Ryan Reynolds Talks to Murderous Cats in ‘The Voices’

In The Voices, Ryan Reynolds seems like a normal guy… until his dogs and cats start chatting with him.

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5 May 2015 // 1:47 PM

Musicians Add Voices in Protest

Prince’s representatives confirmed Friday that the once-enigmatic star would dedicate his forthcoming song “Baltimore” to the people of the city where Gray died.

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Watch a Sneak Peek of the New James Bond Flick, ‘Spectre’

If this little teaser is any indication, the James Bond series is continuing to live up to its reputation on the matter of sleek cars and thrilling chases.

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The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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5 May 2015 // 11:53 AM

Russia Removes Art Spiegelman’s ‘Maus’ From Bookstores

Maus, the Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel by Art Spiegelman, has been withdrawn from Moscow bookstores.

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Death and Vanilla: To Where the Wild Things Are

These Swedish pioneers' perilous voyage to where the "Wild" things are proves "Wild-ish" at best.

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5 May 2015 // 11:23 AM

Captain Comics: These 5 Stories Are the Ultimate Ultron

With Avengers: Age of Ultron becoming a sure-fire hit, Marvel Comics is printing lots and lots of comics featuring the Living Robot. But how to find the great ones without being fooled by similar-but-not-so-great ones?

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Adventure Games As Theater and ‘the Charnel House Trilogy’

The Charnel House Trilogy casts the player as an actor in a performance where the script is uncovered as performed. In doing so, it's throwing off an older design paradigm and creating a better work for it.

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The Vanity - “River” (video) (Premiere)

Up-and-coming Austin outfit the Vanity take to a 150 year old basement for their new black-and-white video for the rollicking tune "River".

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FKA twigs Outdoes Herself with 'Congregata' (Photos)

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"A regular FKA twigs performance is exciting. But her 'Congregata' event amps up the fervor ten fold, with more wild dancers, powerful lights and costumes.

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