Gary Numan: Savage (Songs From a Broken World)

Gary Numan: Savage (Songs From a Broken World)

By Chris Ingalls

In the age of climate science denial, synth legend Gary Numan offers up a bleak dystopian landscape as a cautionary tale. 19 Sep 2017 // 2:30 AM

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John Vanderslice: White Wilderness

Vanderslice's approach may be more direct here, more immediate, but the results resonate just as deeply as anything he could have worried over in the studio.

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Amos Lee: Mission Bell

The soulful folkie singer-songwriter teams up with Calexico to create folkie-soul singer-songwriter album that sounds a whole lot like other work in this well-worn style.

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Phil Manley: Life Coach

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Engineers: In Praise of More

Despite the title, normally stellar shoegazers turn in an overly slight, transitional effort.

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Macc & dgoHn: Some Shit Saaink

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Bilal: Levels EP

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TIFF 2017: 'The Shape of Water'

// Notes from the Road

"The Shape of Water comes off as uninformed political correctness, which is more detrimental to its cause than it is progressive.

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