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Thursday, October 2 2014

Oil Boom - “The Sneak Tip” (video) (Premiere)

The retro rock sensibility of "The Sneak Tip", the latest by the Dallas band Oil Boom, is met perfectly by its VHS-quality video.


Wednesday, October 1 2014

Pinterest Hit, ‘Quinoa’, Now a Book Lampooning Hipster Culture

She’s more in-the-know than you, more fashion-forward than you and she’s no taller than half a Heidi Klum (with heels, of course). Her


Batgirl Takes a Bow at Long Beach Comic-Con, Along With Lois

Much has been made of Batman marking his 75th anniversary, and the comic-book artists gathered recently at the Long Beach Convention Center had plenty to


‘The Boxtrolls’ Illustrates How Animation Houses Are Playing a New Toon

After a recent screening of “The Boxtrolls,” a child approached animator Travis Knight to say he loved the movie because “it was the weirdest thing


Why F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ‘The Great Gatsby’ Is a Literary Miracle

NPR's Maureen Corrigan talks about how Fitzgerald’s masterpiece bombed when it first came out, what readers usually get wrong about the book, and settles the debate: Hemingway or Fitzgerald?


Burnt Belief - “Précis” (audio) (Premiere)

Porcupine Tree bassist Colin Edwin has teamed up with multi-instrumentalist Jon Durant for an exciting progressive jazz album, Etymology. "Précis" is an intriguing taste of what's to come on the album.


Lena Dunham’s ‘Not That Kind of Girl’ Packed With Witty Anecdotes, Honesty

I came to Lena Dunham, appropriately enough, at my therapist’s office. I was paging through the Aug. 13, 2012, issue of The New Yorker, waiting to


Ghost Brigade Sounds the Drums in New Album Teaser (audio)

Following two video teasers, Finnish doom outfit Ghost Brigade has dropped yet another video for their forthcoming album IV - One With the Storm.


Ménage - “Love Song” (video) (Premiere)

"Love Song" is a tender, open-hearted duet that's just perfect for those who like their music lovelorn.


Dinosaur Feathers - ‘Control’ (album stream) (Premiere)

The Brooklyn-based outfit Dinosaur Feathers's third studio album "look to Janet Jackson for spiritual guidance". It's as interesting a listen as it sounds.


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