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10 Feb 2016 // 11:00 AM

Beyoncé - “Formation” (Singles Going Steady)

Beyoncé's "Formation" is Black Pride incarnate, and it’s exactly what we needed to hear right now.

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Chris Hunt - “Plaster” (audio) (premiere)

Chris Hunt juxtaposes wide cinematic flourishes with elements of jaggy noise that almost create a heavy metal effect in his productions.

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9 Feb 2016 // 11:55 AM

Jessy Lanza - “It Means I Love You” (Singles Going Steady)

Jessy Lanza manages to take us to a bunch of interesting sonic places as she effortlessly transitions from section to section.

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9 Feb 2016 // 10:55 AM

PUP - “DVP” (Singles Going Steady)

PUP primes themselves for a future that would benefit for a revival in hardcore music.

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For Mick Jagger, the Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll of HBO’s ‘Vinyl’ Is a Familiar World

When you’re Mick Jagger, some things never change.

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Beaunoise - ‘Pianoworks’ (audio)

Beau Sorenson's music is reminiscent of the neoclassical movement that gained momentum during the aughts, yet successfully veers towards a more experimental direction.

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9 Feb 2016 // 9:43 AM

Eryn Allen Kane Delivers Soul With a Message

Kane’s soul-dipped vocals have caught the ear of Prince, with whom she collaborated on the protest song “Baltimore” last year.

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9 Feb 2016 // 9:18 AM

Flume - “Smoke and Retribution” feat. Vince Staples and Kučka

As Staples' verses drift in between Flume's airy opus, the song's brevity fails to underscore his purpose.

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‘Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story’: North Korea’s Bizarre Kidnappings

“It’s unbelievable.” The first words spoken in Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story sum up the horror about to unfold.

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8 Feb 2016 // 12:17 PM

Low - “Into You” (Singles Going Steady)

Twenty years later, Low still travels at the speed of silence, utilizing time and space as instruments equally worthy of their otherworldly harmonies.

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Beyoncé and When Music Writing Becomes Activism

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"The overall response to Beyoncé's "Formation" has been startlingly positive, but mostly for reasons attached to political agendas. It's time to investigate this trend.

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