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‘Steve Jobs’ Is Smart, Energetic, Compelling, Just Like the Man

Compelling subject. Fast-paced, exhilarating dialogue. Focused direction that maintains an almost ruthless pace.

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The Singles - “Sweet Tooth” (audio) (premiere)

Post-punk meets powerpop on the LA band's latest track.

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9 Oct 2015 // 10:57 AM

Amazon’s ‘Red Oaks’ Is a Good Swing Through the ‘80s

A coming-of-age story set in the 1980s -- made somewhat, sometimes, in the manner of a coming-of-age story made in the 1980s -- its full run is now available to stream for subscribers to Amazon Prime.

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With ‘Bridge of Spies’, Steven Spielberg Continues His Fascination With American History

Steven Spielberg says he was intrigued by the project because the story resonated so deeply with his own childhood memories, growing up in Phoenix during the height of the Cold War.

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A Fragile Tomorrow - ‘Make Me Over’ (album stream) (premiere)

The South Carolina band returns with a new album of wondrous powerpop.

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8 Oct 2015 // 3:30 PM

Disclosure - “Magnets” ft. Lorde (Singles Going Steady)

While the pairing of Disclosure and Lorde is nothing less than an electro-pop wet dream come into fruition, "Magnets" doesn't amaze so much as it simply satisfies.

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8 Oct 2015 // 2:30 PM

Bloc Party - “The Love Within” (Singles Going Steady)

Wow, Bloc Party are still going, eh? It's hard to imagine anyone being into this.

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8 Oct 2015 // 1:30 PM

Killing Joke - “I Am the Virus” (Singles Going Steady)

2015 needs the roar of Killing Joke. Grand stuff.

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8 Oct 2015 // 12:30 PM

Sam Smith - “Writing’s on the Wall” (Singles Going Steady)

Remember when 007 themes were sleek 'n' saucy and draped in debonair derring-do?

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Run the Jewels - “Rubble Kings Theme (Dynamite)” (Singles Going Steady)

I think most would be content to here Killer Mike and El-P rap the phone book at this point, but I for one am glad to hear a non-cat related Run the Jewels project come out this year.

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Incubus Flies High and Left of the Flock at the Santa Barbara Bowl

// Notes from the Road

"Brandon Boyd’s wide-ranging metaphysical interests have long given Incubus a deeper thematic subtext than many of their alt-rock peers, so it’s no wonder the band is approaching their 25th anniversary next year.

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