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‘LA92’ Submerges Its Audience Into the Violent Aftermath of Institutional Racism

Oscar winners Dan Lindsay and TJ Martin's gamble on making the audience’s eyes do most of the work pays off with a feeling of heightened emotional distress and urgency.

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‘Frantz’ Unfolds Elegantly Into a Haunting Meditation on Xenophobia and Acceptance

Franz Ozon again proves to be a most singular voice in world cinema with this deceptively haunting romance mystery.

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2 Dec 2016 // 3:25 AM

Justice: Woman

Justice's third album finally finds them picking a solid theme, but it doesn't conjure as much magic as expected.

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28 Jul 2016 // 2:30 AM

MSTRKRFT: Operator

With the continually progressive and impressive places electronic music and its satellite genres are going, Operator is a regression to the uninspiring basics.

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28 Sep 2015 // 2:30 AM

Peaches: Rub

The minimalist rawness of Rub is a stylistic return to form, one that evokes the gritty essence of Peaches's delectably smutty debut.

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20 Aug 2015 // 3:00 PM

Peaches - “Close Up” feat. Kim Gordon (video)

Peaches continues to teach us to never underestimate the power of filth.

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Peaches and Dreams: On Tour and Out and About With Peaches

Berlin-based photographer Holger Talinski captures the 'magic and the realities' of Peaches on tour in What Else Is in the Teaches of Peaches.

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29 Jun 2015 // 2:30 AM

Refused: Freedom

On their first studio album in 16 years legendary Swedish hardcore band don’t lose a step in their mission to hybridize punk with anything they can.

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17 Nov 2014 // 3:02 AM

Steve Aoki: Neon Future I

This collection of songs are serviceable tracks that would fit well on any EDM-lovers playlist, but it lacks a certain something: experimentation.

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Living the Nightmare of ‘An Unreal Dream’

An Unreal Dream explores the personal journey of one man in devastating circumstances, and proves itself to be more enlightening than one might imagine.

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18 Mar 2014 // 11:50 AM

Steve Aoki, Diplo and Deorro - “Freak” (feat. Steve Bays)

EDM powerhouses Steve Aoki, Diplo and Deorro make a play for 2014 dancefloor dominance with "Freak".

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Various Artists: Injustice: Gods Among Us - The Album

Injustice: Gods Among Us - The Album is thoughtfully assembled, a solid album that transcends just serving as a soundtrack.

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20 May 2013 // 11:05 PM

Justice: Access All Arenas

Access All Arenas, a vivid and vivacious capture of Justice's 2012 Arena of Nîmes show, proves once and for all that the progression that occurred between Cross and Audio, Video, Disco hadn't changed them as a band. It, in fact, made them better.

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The Last Witch Hunt: The Legacy of the West Memphis Three

Teenage outcasts often feel like the world is against them; in 1994, three adolescents in West Memphis, Arkansas, experienced proof that it actually was. Now, despite being freed after 18 years of wrongful imprisonment, the battle of the West Memphis Three is not concluded.

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24 Oct 2011 // 10:00 PM

Justice: Audio, Video, Disco

Feeling like a classic from beginning to end, Audio, Video, Disco is a brilliant change-up from the brilliance of Cross, as well as a promising new direction for the band.

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Atari Teenage Riot: Is This Hyperreal?

Front man Alec Empire's heavily processed guitar riffs and typical break-beats serve only to make one wonder if he had been frozen in a cryogenic chamber for the past 11 years.

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6 Mar 2011 // 10:00 PM

R.E.M.: Collapse Into Now

After returning to form with their 2008 album Accelerate, the veteran alt-rockers decide the best way to follow it up is to offer more energetic romps with a few ballads mixed in.

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18 Oct 2010 // 10:00 PM

Goose: Synrise

Goose are on the hunt, they’re after you, and they probably smell like they sound: Jäger shots and sweat.

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19 Jul 2010 // 5:05 AM

Klaxons - Surfing the Void (new album / videos)

Klaxons Surfing the Void (Polydor) Releasing: 23 August (UK) British psych rockers offer up their latest album this August in the UK while the US release

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Huoratron: Corporate Occult (video) ((NSFW!))

Finally, some coked-up techno that's NOT totally boring and DOESN'T completely rely on decibels for its intensity. And with a great video, to boot!

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