William Basinski: A Shadow in Time

William Basinski: A Shadow in Time

By Tanner Smith

Channeling his classic Disintegration Loops, William Basinski's A Shadow in Time contemplates life and death with great clarity. 18 Jan 2017 // 1:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

13 Jul 2006 // 11:00 PM

The Adored: A New Language

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Katagiri's masculine code is being replaced by an economy premised on gunpowder and shot.

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13 Jul 2006 // 11:00 PM

Little Man (2006)

None of these gender clichés is especially funny, and it doesn't help that Marlon Wayans' face often looks sloppily pasted onto the stunt bodies who do all the running around, falling, and crashing.

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13 Jul 2006 // 11:00 PM

You, Me and Dupree (2006)

This impossible place -- most desired object and least elucidated subject -- makes Molly typical of the women in white guy romcoms.

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13 Jul 2006 // 11:00 PM

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The main problem with The OH in Ohio is that most of its hijinks seem cribbed from episodes of Sex and the City -- and we're talking Season Two.

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13 Jul 2006 // 11:00 PM

Some Girls: Crushing Love

The sophomore release from Juliana Hatfield's all-female side project, a winner combining edge with sweetness.

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You might think that the people in this audience are idiots for cheering at a raspy voice. You might prefer raw, bitey, old Vargas to young Vargas. You might not know what to think.

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Oddly enough, this spastic, drug-driven hardcore record is incredibly soulful.

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13 Jul 2006 // 11:00 PM

Lithops: Queries

Electronic music dates quickly, and IDM -- even precise, focused IDM -- dates even quicker.

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Moth: Immune to Gravity

The latest from Moth is a fun and consistently strong album of gloriously dumb, but really quite smart, indie rock music.

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Stone Dead: Murder and Myth in 'Medousa'

// Short Ends and Leader

"A wry tale which takes in Greek mythology, punk rock and influences of American suspense-drama, this is an effective and curious thriller about myth and obsession.

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