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Story-based Virtual Reality Short ‘Henry’ Is a Creative Game-changer

SAN FRANCISCO — On a recent afternoon in sparsely chic offices, the people making the virtual-reality animated short “Henry” convened to watch footage of their cutting-edge

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Devereaux - “Bikini” (video) (premiere)

Normally a beach nuisance, seagulls bring some grace to this dreamy new video.

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30 Jul 2015 // 9:15 AM

Foals - “Mountain at My Gates” (Singles Going Steady)

Today, we launch our new in-the-round singles review section with the new video from British band Foals, who are due to release their new album What Went Down on August 28th.

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Fake Tears - ‘Nightshifting’ (album stream) (premiere)

The Vancouver duo excel at creating experimental electropop using vintage gear in their new album.

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30 Jul 2015 // 2:05 AM

‘Loving Day’ Is a Biting Commentary on Race, Otherness

This is a comic but incisive social commentary on blackness, whiteness and otherness -- as well as love, family and the repercussions of allowing others to define us.

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Dark Palms - “Locket” (audio) (premiere)

Classic gothic rock meets indie pop on this new band's debut single.

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Geeks Are the New Overlords. Great. Now Can We Get Over Ourselves?

The counterculture I once found so communal has now become oppressive. Dorks are cool. Can we please stop trying to prove it?

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29 Jul 2015 // 10:08 AM

Toronto Film Festival Looking Beyond Awards Season

What will it mean that Toronto is entering the second year of a policy meant to incentivize award-season hopefuls to head in its direction instead of stopping by the Telluride Film Festival first?

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The Shills - “Oh, This Devilish Place” (video) (premiere)

Straddling multiple rock genres at the same time, the Boston band's shimmering new single is bolstered by a gorgeous video.

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Jesse Milnes and Emily Miller - “Roving Gambler” (audio) (premiere)

The West Virginia duo offer an authentic look at America's rich folk heritage on this cover.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

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"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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