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23 May 2016 // 4:10 PM

At Billboard Music Awards, Ulterior Motives Rule

Nobody goes to the Billboard Music Awards to find out who won -- not even the nominated artists.

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23 May 2016 // 10:09 AM

Derik Hultquist - “My New Orleans” (audio) (premiere)

Derik Hultquist's Southern Iron is a well-crafted set of original songs living in the country/pop sphere.

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‘I, Daniel Blake’ Wins the Palme d’Or, If Not Popular Favor

The Palme d’Or on Sunday went to British filmmaker Ken Loach for I, Daniel Blake, the on-the-nose narrative of working-class folks getting the runaround from an unfeeling government welfare bureaucracy.

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‘Severed’s’ One-Armed Warrior and Her Quest for Home Are Made for a Mobile Gaming Age

The world is bright and blocky -- a handcrafted-looking universe that seems constructed of paper, but immediately the tone drifts toward melancholic.

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‘Preacher’ on AMC: ‘The comics are really gross. They managed to capture that’

The creators and cast insist they’re ready for some backlash -- but only, it seems, to a point.

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23 May 2016 // 9:12 AM

Lone - “Vapour Trail” (Singles Going Steady)

"Vapour Trail" is a great song and clearly displays a more refined side to house music as a genre.

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20 May 2016 // 3:43 PM

Super Furry Animals - “BingBong” (Singles Going Steady)

When "BingBong" is not being occasionally annoying, it's fun, catchy and energetic, making it a great hit for the summer.

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20 May 2016 // 1:55 PM

U.S. Girls - “New Age Thriller” (Singles Going Steady)

Cryptic, moody, and possessed by a nearly Lynchian sense of unease, "New Age Thriller" is a demented avant-pop vignette.

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20 May 2016 // 9:33 AM

CC DUST - “Never Going to Die” (Singles Going Steady)

"Never Going to Die" is the debut single from Mary Jane Dunphe's new synthpop project CC DUST.

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James Blake - “I Need a Forest Fire” feat. Bon Iver (Singles Going Steady)

"Forest Fire" seamlessly pools James Blake's ghost-soul vocal melodies with Bon Iver's grayscale, heart-ripped-open songcraft style.

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From Hungary to Hollywood: "The Undesirable"

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"At just over an hour, a lot happens in this broadly gestured, melodramatic story set in Transylvania.

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