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With rare sensitivity, he documented the stories of imperiled people all over the world, from cartel-controlled Mexico to Arkansas meth country. In February he went to Kyiv, where he told his final story. By David Alm April 22, 2022 Documentary filmmaker Brent Renaud, a 50-year-old Arkansas native, was the first American and the second journalist
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EarthPercent, the environmental charity founded by Brian Eno, has collaborated with Bandcamp to raise money for different climate causes through new and unreleased music donated by over 100 artists. Contributors include Eno, Michael Stipe, Coldplay, Big Thief, the Weather Station, Jarvis Cocker, Death Cab for Cutie, Hot Chip, Dry Cleaning, Anna Calvi, Peter Gabriel, and
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Last night, Harry Styles brought out Lizzo during his second headlining set at Coachella 2022. The pair sang a cover of Gloria Gaynor’s 1978 hit ‘I Will Survive’ as well as One Direction’s ‘What Makes You Beautiful’. Check out footage from the performance below. “Good evening, Coachella! I hope you’ve had a nice time so
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In Hatchie’s music, the line between obsession and disillusionment has always been blurry. Harriette Pilbeam has been developing her brand of infectious, fuzzed-out indie pop ever since 2018’s Sugar & Spice EP, and her best songs are so dazzling you might forget about the fears and insecurities that permeate them – if anything, they proved
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Carlos Truly the project of Ava Luna’s Carlos Hernandez, has shared a new single called ‘New Growth’. It’s the second offering from his upcoming album Not Mine, following lead cut ‘108th’. Listen below. “To me this song sounds like turbulence vs calm, the tension between aspiration and frustration, knowing there’s so much to do but feeling
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It doesn’t matter whether they call you a pop singer, an avant-garde polymath, or, god forbid, a post-punk band, nothing will bring you more acclaim than knowing your way around a melody. For Fontaines D.C., catchiness is often a form of subversion – take the title track from their sophomore LP, 2020’s A Hero’s Death,
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Pictoria Vark is the moniker of singer-songwriter and bassist Victoria Park, who is currently based in Iowa City but grew up in northern New Jersey. She began immersing herself in the DIY world early on, going on her first tour with Squirrel Flower when she was 19 after she and Ella Williams met at Grinnell
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Maria BC has released ‘Betelgeuse’, the latest single from their forthcoming debut album Hyaline. It follows previous entries ‘The Only Thing’ and ‘Good Before’. Give it a listen below. Elaborating on the track in a statement, Maria said: Betelgeuse is about coming to terms with one’s role as a victim, bystander, and perpetrator. The narrator of
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On (watch my moves), Kurt Vile achieves a level of comfortability that seems practically impossible. Even for a songwriter known for his spacey, easygoing style of indie rock, his ninth LP and major-label debut makes the idea of building on and gradually refining your signature sound – while still paying tribute to your musical peers
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After playing icy villains in Big Little Lies and Succession and a homicidal Viking in arthouse blockbuster The Northman, the Scandinavian actor has transcended his early beefcake days. By Tom Lamont Photography by Luc Coiffait April 13, 2022 GQ Hype: It’s the big story of right now. If Alexander Skarsgård were to write the book of
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