Nobody Won the 'War for the Soul of America'

Nobody Won the 'War for the Soul of America'

By Jon Lisi

Andrew Hartman’s engaging exploration of the culture wars confirms that the conflicts will never be resolved because both sides are too extreme for America's moderate middle-ground. 1 Jun 2015 // 8:00 AM

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Kiasmos: 26 May 2015 - Rough Trade NYC (Photos)

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"Kiasmos is the exciting, dark and trippy electronic project from Ólafur Arnalds and Janus Rasmussen.

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