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Shana Halligan - “Been Waiting” (audio) (premiere)

The singer-songwriter's new single morphs from torch singing to gentle house with impressive grace.

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11 Aug 2015 // 8:38 AM

Top 5 Left-Wing Action Films

Which are the best heart-pounding action films that lean towards the left of our political spectrum?

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Attempting to Characterize Artificial Intelligence in ‘The Fall’

We want our machines to be more human. As creators, we try to make robots in our image.

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It’s the Special Features That Shine in ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000: Vol. XXXIII’

The featurettes here are extremely respectful and well-made, detailing the oft-forgotten studio systems in place that made cheap B-movies thrive in the '50s and '60s.

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11 Aug 2015 // 7:00 AM

When a Memoir Isn’t

In chapter after chapter of Hold Still, Mann unfolds the dark secrets of her father, her mother, her adulterous great-grandmother -- everyone, it seems, but Mann herself.

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11 Aug 2015 // 2:30 AM

Chelsea Wolfe: Abyss

Although Abyss is most unnerving in its quieter moments, the album is Wolfe’s most well-paced and effective release to date.

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In Praise of Kristen Wiig’s Risky Career Choices

Kristen Wiig’s genius is that she can generate humor and pathos from the same source, her characters’ pain.

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Sweet Baboo: The Boombox Ballads

The Boombox Ballads is, at its essence, all about surfaces. Gorgeous, sumptuous surfaces.

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Charlie Haden and Gonzalo Rubalcaba: Tokyo Adagio

An important reminder of Charlie Haden's great spirit and generosity.

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Some Memories Just Won’t Be Released in ‘Unfriended’

Unfriended successfully updates horror movie conventions for a social media savvy audience.

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Wendy & Lisa: Fruit at the Bottom

The late ‘80s album gets a fresh work-out with re-mastered expanded edition, featuring Prince remix.

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‘Barefoot to Avalon’ Pierces Through Easy Answers to Tragedy, Loss

The key motif of this story is that one tragedy cannot stand apart from all the others, that we live at the mercy of a heritage, a history, we can never fully understand.

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11 Aug 2015 // 2:05 AM

Rancid: All the Moon Stomper’s

Rancid have had an extremely colourful career, warmly regarded as a Californian foursome who eat, sleep and breathe punk rock.

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“This Awesome, Uncontrollable Surprise”: An Interview with Bastille

Mercedes-Benz has been curating a five-month, five-stop tour to try and target millennials, with Bastille as one hell of a headliner. For Bastille, it's just "exciting to have a whole new set of songs to play."

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A Fragile Tomorrow - “Make Me Over (Noddy Holder)” (audio) (premiere)

The South Carolina band pay tribute to Slade in a fittingly raucous new song.

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Jesse Payne - ‘Heirloom’ (album stream) (premiere)

The Alabama singer-songwriter's latest album offers a contemplative take on Americana.

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Things Get Really Creepy in ‘The Gift’

Our protagonist's status as victim is mostly a function of images, mesmerizing shots from behind, so you might be stalking her in the shower or jogging on the streets near her home.

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10 Aug 2015 // 1:30 PM

Watts Riots Still Mostly Off Hollywood’s Radar After 50 Years

There is almost no mention in mainstream film of the riots, nor of many of the harder-edged truths that accompanied them.

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Will ‘Goosebumps’ Movie Scare Up the Audience the Popular Books Did?

There was a time when the idea of a movie based on the Goosebumps series of books would have seemed as natural as a Harry Potter visit to the wand shop.

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Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm’s ‘Lifestyle’ - “Plain”

Lifestyle's fourth track "Plain" is a love song of rare insight which is anything but.

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Call for Papers: Do You Believe in Life After Auto-Tune?

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"Which is better, Cher’s voice before or after Auto-Tune?

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