Future: EVOL

Future: EVOL

By Brian Duricy

EVOL doesn’t stand up to Future's critical peaks, but this could easily be seen as but a release to tide fans over before the next blockbuster. 9 Feb 2016 // 2:30 AM

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In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

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