Articles tagged not without a fight

The Weeknd: Beauty Behind the Madness

Beauty swaps the Weeknd's black light laments for humming neon fluorescents, the party line kept intact though the guests are having much more fun.

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28 Aug 2015 // 2:20 AM

Ghost: Meliora

Turn up the speakers and let the evil flow forth.

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Shrines of Supremacy: The Five Best Riverside Songs (So Far)

With Love, Fear and the Time Machine, arriving next month, it's worth discussing why these five tracks make Polish quartet Riverside one of the best modern prog rock bands.

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Ashford and Simpson: Is it Still Good to Ya / Stay Free

There are spaces where one can imagine audiences finding the groove in the disco rap suggested by these recordings.

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‘I Dream of Wires’, Like It’s Subject, Is Large, Intimidating and Multi-faceted

Before the film's halfway point, you are not dreaming of wires, you are in the wires.

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27 Aug 2015 // 5:00 PM

Naomi Shelton and the Gospel Queens - “You Got to Move” (audio)

Daptone Records usually delivers the goods, and this is no exception.

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Jamie xx - “Loud Places” (John Talabot’s Loud Synths Reconstruction) (audio)

John Talabot reinterprets Jamie xx's "Loud Places" in this new remix.

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Los Crema Paraiso: De Pelicula

The Venezuelan bossa nova outlet is at it again, this time bringing some worldwide fan favorites into the fold.

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Lanterns on the Lake - “Faultlines” (audio) (Singles Going Steady)

And now for something completely pretentious!

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27 Aug 2015 // 2:30 PM

Joe Goodkin: Record of Life

Indie's most emotional release of the year thus far comes from the heart at the tip of Paper Arrows.

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27 Aug 2015 // 2:00 PM

Squeeze - “Happy Days” (video) (Singles Going Steady)

There's a cosy familiarity to Squeeze's first single in too many years.

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27 Aug 2015 // 1:30 PM

El Ten Eleven: Fast Forward

On their sixth full-length album, El Ten Eleven connects their well-honed musical idiosyncrasies with personal tragedy.

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Julia Holter - “Sea Calls Me Home” (audio) (Singles Going Steady)

“Sea Calls Me Home” is a pleasant introduction to Julia Holter’s upcoming album Have You in My Wilderness.

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Sarah Kirkland Snider - ‘Unremembered’ (album stream) (premiere)

A vivid childhood journey through the imaginations of composer Sarah Kirkland Snider and artist Nathaniel Bellows.

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Semi Precious - “When We Talk (Bunki Edit)” (audio) (premiere)

Guy Baron's short electronic vignette is given a subtle reworking that only enhances its beauty.

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BOOTS - “Aquaria” ft. Deradoorian (audio) (Singles Going Steady)

"Acquaria", the lead single for Boots's upcoming début LP, gets a little spacey, building around a clapping trap beat, swirling vocals by Dirty Projectors singer Deradoorian, and some X-Files-esque high-pitched whirrs.

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Birch - ‘Halfway’ (EP stream) (premiere)

The Brooklyn band make a very strong impression on their debut EP.

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The Articulation of Outrage in Brian Michael Bendis’ ‘Scarlet’

Brian Michael Bendis pens a socially relevant tale of revenge.

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Where G.K. Chesterton and B.F. Skinner Meet: On Real Time with Bill Maher, 21 August 2015

The 21 August edition of Real Time with Bill Maher highlights the imbalance between the good politician, just yet already defeated, and the bad, given to nationalistic pandering and demagoguery.

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‘Z for Zachariah’ Is the Anti-‘Mad Max’

A post-apocalyptic pastoral turns primal radioactive love triangle in this throwback drama starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Margot Robbie, and Chris Pine.

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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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