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Tuesday, October 21 2014

Maya Angelou Meets Funk and Hip-Hop in “On Aging” (audio) (Premiere)

You'd be hard-pressed to find a more creative way to celebrate the legacy of Maya Angelou than to put some slap bass behind her evocative spoken word poetry.


Hasbro in High Spirits Over Prospects for Film Based on Ouija Board

Hollywood has a fascination with turning classic board games into movies. There was “Clue” and “Battleship,” and now “Ouija” is about to hit theaters this


‘Return to Homs’: Cycles in Syria

“Even in my darkest nightmares, I couldn’t have imagined the city as it is today. Nothing interrupts this silence, but the chirping of birds and the roaring of bombardment.”


Video on Demand Is Ramping Up Marketing

Video on demand, once the poor stepchild of film distribution, is beginning to gain respect. Besides giving smaller budget movies the chance to reach a


Oil Boom - “Red Metal” (album stream) (Premiere)

Dallas, Texas rock outfit Oil Boom writes rock and roll that sounds like classic rock right out of the gate.


Eula Biss’ ‘On Immunity’ Is a Beautiful Shot of Insight

This elegant, intelligent book addresses not only the infections caused by viruses, but also those caused by ideas.


Monday, October 20 2014

Run Boy Run - ‘Something to Someone’ (album stream) (Premiere)

The familial vocal harmonies and gentle string arrangements of Run Boy Run's Something to Someone make it a lovely autumnal bluegrass experience.


moe. - “Same Old Story” (video) (Premiere)

The latest video from the longstanding jam group moe., "Same Old Story", directed by Jay Blakesberg, is a sprightly run through a graveyard.


England in 1819 - ‘Summer Lightning EP’ (audio) (Premiere)

A vibrant collection of '80s-inspired indie rock, Summer Lightning EP is another step forward for this Baton Rouge duo.


Friday, October 17 2014

Da Poet - “Instrumentals Vol. 5” (audio)

Turkish rapper Da Poet returns with another set of moody hip-hop instrumentals.


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