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Friday, December 5 2014

The Best Metal of 2014

Metal's shining moments in 2014 include a long-awaited reunion, a culmination of a nearly 20-year career, and a sophomore outing that rose to the occasion.


In ‘Magic in the Moonlight’, Ideas Trump Characters

The fundamentalist atheism and myopic intellectualism of Woody Allen's latest depiction of an older man/younger woman dynamic makes it a pale imitation of his best work.


Elsa Schiaparelli and Fashion Made Sublime

Meryle Secrest’s biography pays homage to Schiaparelli’s unique oeuvre by highlighting the efficiency of form and style in her designs, while framing them as miracles in their own right.


ZOM: Flesh Assimilation

This is pretty damn indispensable listening, and somewhere down below the man with the horns and cape is grinning in wild approval.


Stalley: Ohio

Stalley serves up more intelligent trunk music on his major-label debut.


Thursday, December 4 2014

Vyc Vypyr: A Hero’s Grave Part One

Is this old school speed metal album entertaining and exciting? Oh hells yes!


Neil Gaiman and P. Craig Russell’s ‘Graveyard Books’ Are Deliciously Scary Adaptations

These two graphic novel versions of The Graveyard Book preserve everything good about the original and add the benefit of visual interpretation by a number of fine artists.


‘The Red Tent’ Has Regaled Readers for 17 Years, and It Remains as Powerful as Ever

Anita Diamant’s storytelling is exceptional. There’s something here for everyone in a work which is an unquestioned masterpiece of historical fiction.


The Best Americana of 2014

If forced to define Americana, it's the one genre where honest craftsmanship is required, respected, and rewarded, something the best of 2014 lived up to.


Wednesday, December 3 2014

Pop Unmuted 6: Listening to the Internet and Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk”

On Episode Six of Pop Unmuted, we discuss the effects of online music streaming and the postmodernism of Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars's "Uptown Funk".


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20 Questions: Jen Wood (Features) [2.Dec.14]
The Best Indie Rock of 2014 (Features) [2.Dec.14]
The 10 Best Flaming Lips Sci-Fi Songs (Sound Affects) [26.Nov.14]
Prawn: Settled EP (Capsule Reviews) [25.Nov.14]
Andy Stott: Faith in Strangers (Reviews) [25.Nov.14]
The Bug vs Earth: Boa / Cold (Reviews) [25.Nov.14]
Parkay Quarts: Content Nausea (Reviews) [25.Nov.14]
Restorations: LP3 (Reviews) [25.Nov.14]
Raspberry Bulbs: Privacy (Reviews) [24.Nov.14]
Banda Los Recoditos: Sueño XXX (Reviews) [24.Nov.14]
Dana Stephens: Peace (Reviews) [21.Nov.14]
DOC NYC 2014: ‘Citizenfour’ (Reviews) [19.Nov.14]
Sam Hunt: Montevallo (Reviews) [19.Nov.14]
Arca: Xen (Reviews) [17.Nov.14]
Steve Aoki: Neon Future I (Reviews) [17.Nov.14]
Roll the Dice: Until Silence (Reviews) [17.Nov.14]
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