Glowing Skulls, Murder Mysteries and The Detection Club

Glowing Skulls, Murder Mysteries and The Detection Club

By Sarah Boslaugh

The Golden Age of Murder frequently feels like spending time in the company of a loquacious friend who is a veritable storehouse of information about the Detection Club. 28 Jul 2015 // 6:59 AM

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//Recent Reviews

22 Jul 2015 // 2:30 PM

Weed: Running Back

Canadian noise poppers deliver a lean set of loud, hooky guitar rock on their latest.

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22 Jul 2015 // 1:30 PM

Girl Band: The Early Years EP

The Early Years EP offers a mercifully short set of unrelentingly pummeling dance rock from these Dublin noiseniks.

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22 Jul 2015 // 12:30 PM

Tearjerker: Stay Wild

The Toronto trio’s third full-length delivers on the promise of their Hiding EP and expands their playbook in subtle ways.

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The Forecastle Festival: Louisville, KY (Day One)

Sam Smith blows the crowd away at a busy, memorable opening day of Forecastle 2015.

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Comedy’s the Game in ‘Minimum Wage: So Many Bad Decisions #3’

Dating Awkwardness Takes the Stage (with help from Marc Maron).

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In ‘Go Set a Watchman’, Racism Is Resilient and Seductive

In Harper Lee’s dry run for To Kill a Mockingbird, it’s somehow less shocking that Atticus Finch is a racist but that his once-forceful daughter Scout is so powerless against him.

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22 Jul 2015 // 2:30 AM

Tame Impala: Currents

Australia's most promising young rock band masterfully blend psychedelia with dance music on their bold and epic third album.

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Fantastic Negrito: Fantastic Negrito

The immediacy and disjointed nature seems fitting, in tune with Xavier Dphrepaulezz’s rebellious nature and his disregard for formulaic music.

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Lee Bannon: Pattern of Excel

On his latest album, left-field garage producer Lee Bannon emphasizes his true sonic passions with moody ambient pieces and glitchy soundscapes.

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Sexual Horror in ‘Valerie and Her Week of Wonders’

This film presents adolescent desires as if it were a raging ocean of mercury – beautiful and deadly all at once.

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//Mixed media
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Double Take: 'The French Connection' (1971)

// Short Ends and Leader

"You pick your feet in Poughkeepsie, and we pick The French Connection for Double Take #18.

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