The Icy Demons take cool ideas and instrumentation and only bring the songs to fruition about half the time. There are a handful of great pop songs here, but the rest of the album is undermined by contrived weirdness.
Shooting Back: Kamel Daoud's Reply to Albert Camus' 'The Stranger'
Graham Parker and the Rumour: Mystery Glue
Philip Glass Balances the Matter-of-Fact With the Metaphysical in 'Words Without Music'
GNOD: Infinity Machines
'Exile on Kalamazoo Street' Echoes in Literature Form the Genius of Theatre
Cannes 2015: 'Saul Fia', 'Mon Roi', and the Politics of Award-Giving
Olivia Chaney: The Longest River
Snarky Puppy & Metropole Orkest: Sylva
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