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Alek Fin - ‘Án Mynda’ (EP stream) (premiere)

The latest EP by the electronic artist is all about subtlety.

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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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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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