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Friday saw the release of Elton John’s thirty-third studio album. Wonderful Crazy Night is his first since 2013 and the first to enlist the Elton John Band (guitarist Davey Johnstone, drummer Nigel Olsson, and percussionist Ray Cooper) since 2006’s The…More

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“Everyone in entertainment is insecure. We’ve been dancing our entire lives for your approval,” commented Australian singer-songwriter, Sia. With the release of her 7th album, This is Acting, Sia dances for herself, producing music she believes in and has fought…More

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Before spending a night at the opera, I tend to research some of the production’s background information and context. Understanding the historical, political, and social implications of a performance, for example, allows audiences to discover subtle nuances and symbolism scattered throughout the…More

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Toeing a fine line between cliché and innovation, director William Brent Bell’s newest horror movie, The Boy, gets audiences screaming as it spins the tale of a doll replacing the lost son, Brahms, of an elderly couple living in the…More

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Synth indie pop has been an increasingly popular genre, and indie groups and mainstream artists alike seem to have increased R&B influences in their music. Rising music trio Wet offers a mix of both in their debut album Don’t You,…More

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Ty Segall just can’t stop making music. Emotional Mugger, his latest release (from Drag City Records), is his ninth studio album in as many years, not to mention the numerous singles compilations and EPs. With such an extensive musical résumé,…More

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Statistically speaking, if you’re reading this, you’ve probably seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens at least once, maybe even two or three or seven times. While watching the film, you certainly noticed Poe Dameron, the film’s suave fighter pilot played…More

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