You'll Move Through 'Skyshine's Bedlam' Like a Board Game

You'll Move Through 'Skyshine's Bedlam' Like a Board Game

By Nick Dinicola

Skyshine's Bedlam is an inviting roguelike that proves the journey is more important than the destination. 9 Oct 2015 // 8:00 AM

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//Recent Reviews

14 May 2015 // 1:00 PM

ANAMAI: Sallows

Like its inscrutable cover image, ANAMAI’s Sallows requires much of its listeners. Those willing to fully engage will not be disappointed.

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In ‘Mad Max - Fury Road’, the Devil and Delights Are in the Details

This Mad Max is an amazing accomplishment, a throwback that actually finds a way to return to the present day with its brilliance intact.

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Life on Tour Is Exactly What You Might Expect

The vibrance of A Million Miles is hindered by the unnecessary facade of fiction.

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14 May 2015 // 3:30 AM

Torres: Sprinter

The foreboding sonic weather systems that Mackenzie Scott summons in her songs give dimension to the complex topics she explores.

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14 May 2015 // 3:20 AM

Tyondai Braxton: HIVE1

As a look into Braxton's mind, HIVE1 is as fascinating as it is unsettling.

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And So I Watch You From Afar: Heirs

The reverb-drenched Heirs is a solidly fun and frantic album, a rarity for the stuffy, overserious post-rock genre.

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Taraf de Haïdouks: Of Lovers, Gamblers and Parachute Skirts

Taraf de Haïdouks mix the old and the new on their 25th anniversary set.

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In His Fourth Novel, Paul Beatty Aims to Get Under Your Skin

The Sellout is a blistering satire from a gifted poet and novelist. Just prepare to be uneasy!

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14 May 2015 // 3:05 AM

Buxton: Half a Native

Houston-based Buxton alters the alt-country dynamic established with their first two albums.

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Schizophonia: Cantorial Recordings Reimagined

Schizophonia set a new bar for ways we can imagine intersections between the old school, the spiritual, and the evanescent.

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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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