Articles tagged not becoming my mother

Day Wave’s Dreamy NYC Debut (EP Stream + Photos)

Stream Day Wave's dreamy debut EP, Headcase, and check out photos from his first New York City show.

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Nick Flora - “Take It From the Top” (video) (premiere)

The powerpop artist turns to his fans to make a wonderful collaborative video.

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Trashbeat - “Come Slumming” (video) (premiere)

Punk veteran Steve "Trash" Fishman brings together some well-known friends to crank out some glammy garage rock.

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Roman à Clef: Abandonware

Roman à Clef quietly charms and shatters with this evocative debut album.

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‘Citizenfour’ Is Invaluable Cinéma Vérité

I welcome Oliver Stone’s forthcoming biopic about Snowden with an open mind, but I doubt that it will surpass the riveting realism of Citizenfour.

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Contemplations on the Nature of Truth: True Crime and Dark Empathy

How well can one digest murdertainment's darkest elements?

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Beach House: Depression Cherry

Indie dream pop band Beach House broaden their approach with bolder textures and brighter sounds on their fifth studio album.

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Barrence Whitfield and the Savages: Under the Savage Sky

Barrence Whitfield and the Savages sound as wonderfully raw and unhinged as ever on their latest record. Hopefully it will find an audience to match.

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The Maccabees: Marks to Prove It

Marks to Prove It shows that, even in 2015, Brit indie bands can still cut interesting and surprising recordings.

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Both Obvious and Evasive, Carol Morley’s ‘The Falling’ Fails to Do Justice to Intriguing Theme

There’s a genuinely provocative, disturbing film trying to get out of The Falling.

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24 Aug 2015 // 2:05 AM

Drug Cabin: Wiggle Room

While it's not great, everyone involved seems to be having a good time, fully committed to their very specific, laid-back style.

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Disco, AIDS and Nuclear War Permeate Jane Smiley’s ‘Early Warning’

Smiley doesn’t overlook defining political moments in part two of her trilogy, including the 1981 presidential election of Ronald Reagan and the ensuing sociopolitical shift rightward.

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The Case for the Velvet Underground’s Sterling Morrison

Even as the Velvet Underground has graduated from cult favorite to part of the '60s canon, guitarist Sterling Morrison has largely faded from public view.

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B. Dolan - “Safety Theater” (video)

The surface themes of false security and surveillance embed pretty quickly even without the adorable visuals that guide the song.

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21 Aug 2015 // 1:00 PM

Coheed and Cambria - “You Got Spirit, Kid” (video)

Hey, you know what the best thing about the '80s really is, kids these days? That we don’t have to live there anymore.

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The Hamiltons - “Paranoid” (audio) (premiere)

The Australian siblings delve into schmaltzy '50s jazz pop on their new single.

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21 Aug 2015 // 12:00 PM

Hooton Tennis Club - “P.O.W.E.R.F.U.L. P.I.E.R.R.E.” (video)

It's either Blur from that time when they wanted to be Pavement or a drunken Super Furry Animals stumbling headfirst Frank Spencer-style into a posh glassware shop.

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Victoria Celestine - “Something More” (video) (premiere)

Raised in France and Texas, the effervescent new single by the teenager is at once cosmopolitan and has genuine heart.

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21 Aug 2015 // 11:00 AM

Metric - “The Shade” (video) (Singles Going Steady)

"The Shade" feels like the work of a CHVRCHES cover band, which is sad given that CHVRCHES wouldn't be around were it not for Metric.

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Luxxe - “Entomologist” (audio) (premiere)

If you want confident, hooky folk pop, this new Arizona band has you sorted.

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"Two wide and handsome Italian thrillers of the 1970s.

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