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The veteran entertainer reflects on his journey from Roots, Reading Rainbow, and Star Trek to hosting America’s favorite gameshow. By Julian Kimble July 26, 2021 LeVar Burton.Courtesy of MasterClass. LeVar Burton’s grasp of the power of words is firm. He chooses them carefully when speaking, pairing them with perfect intonation and enunciation to ensure that
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Despite Charli Adams’ 2020 EP, Good at Being Young, marking the singer-songwriter as a kind of millennial mouthpiece, her debut album, Bullseye, opens with an apology for the stories she has yet to tell. “It’s all spilling out/ Sorry for oversharing,” she intones as soft electric guitar melodies curl around her mournful vocals. And yet
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After admitting that they have verified several fake accounts, Twitter still refuses to give a reasonable explanation on why accounts are being rejected for their Twitter Verification. Like us (@ourcultureoc), accounts like Clash Magazine, a well-known publication in the music business, have been dismissed for the status. In our case, we provided all the required and valid
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24th July 2021 marks the fiftieth anniversary of Godzilla vs. Hedorah, the eleventh film in Toho’s famous franchise. For years, it was reviled by fans and critics alike, before receiving a critical reappraisal over the last decade or so. Whether or not one likes the film, it’s difficult to argue that it isn’t a significant entry in the
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Moin is a London outfit comprised of Raime’s Joe Andrews and Tom Halstead as well as percussionist and longtime collaborator Valentina Magaletti, who contributed drums for both Raime albums and has been part the band’s touring lineup for several years. Their music under this name trades the shadowy electronics of Raime for the sinewy, guitar-driven
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Let’s break down the new trailer for the sci-fi epic. By Colin Groundwater July 22, 2021 Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya in Dune.Courtesy of Warner Bros. Nerds and Timothee Chalamet stans rejoice—Dune approaches. Denis Villenueve’s take on the classic science fiction novel, originally slated for last fall, will finally arrive on October 22, and there’s a
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James Blake has announced his next album: Friends That Break Your Heart is due out September 10 (via Republic). The LP follows 2020’s Before and Covers EPs, as well as the 2019 full-length Assume Form. Today, Blake has released a new single, ‘Say What You Will’, alongside an accompanying video starring Finneas. Check it out below and scroll down
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When Wes Studi broke through in Dances With Wolves and The Last of the Mohicans, he was cast as a terrifying villain. But for many in the Native community, he was a hero channeling decades of righteous anger. Tommy Orange tells the story of an overlooked icon who forever changed the way Indigenous people are depicted onscreen. By Tommy
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The nominations for the 2021 Mercury Prize have been revealed. Arlo Parks, Mogwai, Wolf Alice, Black Country, New Road, Ghetts, and Laura Mvula are among the artists shortlisted for this year’s prestigious prize. The winner will be announced at a live ceremony at the Eventim Apollo in London on September 9. Find the full list
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Yvette, the moniker of New York-based artist Noah Kardos-Fein, has released a new single called ‘For a Moment’. The track is the second offering from Yvette’s upcoming second album, How the Garden Grows, which is out September 17 via Western Vinyl and includes the lead cut ‘B61’. Check out ‘For a Moment’ below. “I was mindlessly playing
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Sedona Schat and Noah Yoo have been honing their own brand of dreamy, sentimental indie pop as Cafuné since their days as NYU students in the early 2010s. Six years after releasing their first EP, Love Songs For Other People – a collection of fun, upbeat electro-pop tracks with a straightforward concept – the duo
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Manchester-via-Italy singer-songwriter Julia Bardo has shared a new single called ‘No Feeling’. It’s the latest offering from her upcoming debut LP, Bauhaus, L’Appartament, which is out September 10 via Wichita Recordings and includes the previous singles ‘It’s Okay (To Not Be Okay)’ and ‘Do This To Me’. Check out a Georgie Brown-directed video for the
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The legendary actor talks about his meditative new film, Pig, communing with his pet crow, and the best meal he’s ever had. By Gabriella Paiella July 14, 2021 Nicolas Cage.Photograph Getty Images When you read the plot description “Nicolas Cage plays a guy trying to track down whoever kidnapped his beloved truffle pig,” certain ideas
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