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Signe Marie Rustad Finds Companionship In "A Thousand Lights" (premiere + interview)

Norwegian-American Signe Marie Rustad gazes into the lights of Oslo and finds hope after a long streak of writer's block. The result: "In a Thousand Lights", premiered with this interview.

Jedd Beaudoin
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Eagulls: Ullages

WillIam Sutton
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Olly Murs: Never Been Better

Although flawed, Never Been Better has many worthwhile moments.

Interviews

An Echo From the Ghetto: An Interview With Rapper Luca Brazi

Spitting poems from England's ghettos, British rapper Luca Brazi presents a more sombre and thoughtful approach to hip-hop.

Music

Charlie Winston: Curio City

The chromatic wash of a futuristic energy glistens over the Brit's latest offering, but stirring beneath are the time-honored signatures of classic pop music.

Music

Sleaford Mods: Retweeted

Sleaford Mods deliver a burly compilation, filled with complaints and rabid rants.

Music

Jessie J: Sweet Talker

Jessie J fails to reach the glory of high-flying single "Bang Bang" on third album Sweet Talker.

Music

Rizzle Kicks: Roaring 20s

British duo Rizzle Kicks seem to have stuff they want to say, but no effective means of saying it.

Film

'Lord of the Flies' Still Reigns

Fear and brutality inherent in the human condition and the drive to survive are themes that have never gone out of fashion. The stakes get even higher when those involved are children, and that's obviously a big seller.

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Mairi Morrison & Alasdair Roberts: Urstan

There are ballads, love songs, lyrics in Gaelic, lyrics in English, and a lot of the songs, you notice, are like letters.

Music

Dean McPhee: Son of the Black Peace

New guitar giant delivers giant of an album.

Music

Ladytron: Gravity The Seducer

Ten years into their synth-poppy career, Ladytron's music is still frigid and shows no signs of thawing.

Music

Kaiser Chiefs: The Future Is Medieval

From predicting riots to predicting new album models... For a band once built around spry choruses and chugging guitars, this is a costly error indeed.

Television

'Campus' Series Premiere

The new series from the makers of Green Wing feels like comedy by the numbers.

Music

Tindersticks: Falling Down a Mountain

It hasn't even been two years since Tindersticks' last release, The Hungry Saw. The rush shows.

Music

Les Triaboliques: Rivermudtwilight

Exhilarating and earthy.

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