'Leviathan' Is a Kafkaesque Nightmare in Russia

'Leviathan' Is a Kafkaesque Nightmare in Russia

By Jon Lisi

Combine Orson Welles’ The Trial with Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove, throw in some nods to Job and Thomas Hobbes, and you get Leviathan. 27 May 2015 // 1:10 AM

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A Crooked and Unseen Highway: lowercase - "She Takes Me"

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"The newest Between the Grooves series tackles Lowercase's Kill the Lights, a great marriage of slowcore and post-punk: raw, angry, sullen, and very much alive almost 20 years later.

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