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Album Review: Mourn, ‘Self Worth’

Mourn don’t mince words. You can tell as much on the Catalonian quartet’s fourth studio album, which opens with the group alternating between two...

Album Review: Sam Smith, ‘Love Goes’

Sam Smith’s third studio album begins with a declaration: “I want to be wild and young,” they intone, less a plea than a haunting...

Album Review: Ariana Grande, ‘Positions’

thank u, next might have been anchored by big, ubiquitous singles, but part of what made it such an affecting highlight in Ariana Grande’s...

Album Review: Adrianne Lenker, ‘songs / instrumentals’

About halfway through ‘music for indigo’, the 21-minute opening track of Adrianne Lenker’s instrumentals, the Big Thief singer clears the air with the sound...

Album Review: Loma, ‘Don’t Shy Away’

There’s an elemental beauty to Loma’s sophomore album, Don’t Shy Away, that reveals itself slowly but surely. After all, that’s the way it goes...

Editor's Choice

Left behind as The Earth Dies Screaming

Empty streets, deafening silence, and the feeling that it’s just too late to do anything; these are the pillars on which Terence Fisher constructs...

The Shape of Revenge: Revenge of the Creature and The Shape of Water

Since the release of Guillermo Del Toro’s The Shape of Water (2017), much has been said of its threads to Jack Arnold’s Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954). An...

Conversations with Frances Ha: The Intersection Between Sally Rooney’s Millennial Fiction and Greta Gerwig’s Mumblecore Classic

It might sound quite frivolous to compare two works of fiction based on the mere fact that their protagonists share the same name, but...

Back to Sincerity, Hope, and Love: Metamodernism in Sci-Fi

Science fiction films are often expressions of highly complex philosophical ideas. By utilizing genre tropes such as time travel, artificial intelligence, and space exploration,...

Inglourious Basterds at 10

Please note: This article from the offset contains spoilers for Inglourious Basterds and other Tarantino movies, including Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood. This month...

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Arab Strap Announce New Album ‘As Days Get Dark’, Release New Song

Arab Strap have announced their new album: As Days Get Dark is due out March 5 via Rock Action. It marks the first album from Scotland’s...

The Weeknd Calls Grammys “Corrupt” After Nominations Snub

The Weeknd was notably absent during yesterday's 2021 Grammy nominations, despite both his smash hit 'Blinding Lights' and his album After Hours being eligible...

2021 Grammy Nominations: See the Full List of Nominees Here

The 2021 Grammy nominations have just been announced. The nominations were unveiled during a livestream event earlier today, with past winners including Dua Lipa,...

Getting to Know Anime: Top Shows to Keep You Entertained

There is no getting away from it; the popularity of Japanese culture within the country is phenomenal. From animation, video games, and comics, it...

Trevor Noah to Host 2021 Grammys Awards

Trevor Noah is set to host the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy has announced. The Daily Show host and comedian will be replacing Alicia...

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