The Isley Brothers and Santana: Power of Peace

The Isley Brothers and Santana: Power of Peace

By Tristan Kneschke

At a time of great political and social upheaval, Power of Peace positions itself as a message of love and unity over hate and division. 27 Jul 2017 // 2:30 AM

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The Ongoing Struggle With Society in ‘The Savage Innocents’

Nicholas Ray's personal frustrations inform his fable of the far north, now on Blu-ray by Olive Films.

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Harry Taussig and Max Ochs: The Music of Harry Taussig and Max Ochs

A pair of overlooked solo acoustic guitarists reunites 50 years after appearing together on John Fahey’s legendary 1967 Takoma sampler LP for a fine, succinct program of that for which they are each best known.

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24 Jul 2017 // 7:46 AM

Goatwhore: Vengeful Ascension

Extreme metal overlords Goatwhore celebrate 20 years of with their most mature outing to date.

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Waltzing With a City in ‘Stockholm, My Love’

Spend an intimate hour and a half with a living, breathing city. Journeying Through the Soul of a City, and the Self

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Nick Lowe: Reissues, 1982-1990

Six vital releases from one of the most underappreciated titans of power pop are finally back in print.

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24 Jul 2017 // 2:20 AM

Gaudi: Magnetic

The producer's interplay between drum and bass forms the album's heart. A resonant, visceral listen.

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The Top Tier X-men Assemble for a Top Level Blockbuster in ‘Astonishing X-men #1’

Astonishing X-men may be the most important X-men comic to come along since Secret Wars.

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When American Women’s Dreams of Equality Carried Them to Russia

By uncovering lost stories of women living abroad, Julia Mickenberg revives rich histories of adventure.

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Jane Weaver: Modern Kosmology

Weaver's confidence is well-earned and it is a satisfying spectacle that a rather underappreciated artist should find her moment nearly 25 years into her career.

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Laura Nyro: A Little Magic, A Little Kindness - The Complete Mono Albums

Nyro herself was known to prefer the mono versions that would sound good on a cheap radio, so this does honor her spirit.

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How a Song By Unknown Newcomer Adam Johnston Ended Up on Blondie's New Album

// Sound Affects

"Adam Johnston of An Unkindness wrote a song at 17 years old and posted it online. Two years later, magic happened.

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