Hello, Hypocrisy, My Old Friend: 'The Religion of the Future'

Hello, Hypocrisy, My Old Friend: 'The Religion of the Future'

By Megan Volpert

Roberto Mangabeira Unger eats his own tail in his helpless "new" synthesis of philosophy, religion, and politics. 16 Oct 2017 // 10:30 AM

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Dan Sartain: Join Dan Sartain

This sophomore release from the "Ivory Godfather" serves up a seriously good set of reverb-drenched numbers that flows seamlessly between waves of rolling surf guitar and '60s garage-punk.

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Sacred Games by Vikram Chandra

It works on numerous levels, the most vibrant of which paints a realistic landscape of India and the intrinsic machinery that allows it to move forward.

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1 Mar 2007 // 8:58 PM

The Conjurer by Cordelia Frances Biddle

The Conjurer mystery opens underbelly of Philadelphia society, 1842.

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1 Mar 2007 // 2:00 AM

Black Sun

As Black Sun lays out, de Montalembert was not plunged into a stereotypical darkness. Rather, he says, "I could see the light."

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Six Parts Seven: Casually Smashed to Pieces

These are songs for folks who find isolation comforting.

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Sin: Team Invasion, DJ Kurupt & DJ Scream Present: Sizzerb Mixtape Vol. 3, Opium Garden

For the third installment of his Sizzerb mixtape series, Serbian-born artist Sin recruited mixtape circuit legend DJ Kurupt to host the festivities.

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28 Feb 2007 // 9:02 PM

The Big Cats: On Tomorrow

Not quite the “emo” the band’s Burt Taggart had pioneered years ago, the record is filled with tight, power pop songs.

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28 Feb 2007 // 9:01 PM

Tall Firs: Tall Firs

Eschewing any taint of the term "freak", New York trio Tall Firs are forging a different take on contemporary folk.

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Between the Buried and Me: The Silent Circus

The progressive metal band's pivotal second album gets the reissue treatment.

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The High Llamas: Can Cladders

Until Sean O’Hagan is gutsy enough to put his feelings into the foreground, The High Llamas will remain little more than background music.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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