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Online games have shown tremendous growth in the last few years. The online gaming platform has benefited from the cheap internet connection and the latest smartphone features. PUBG, Fortnite, World of Warcraft, and numerous games have a large community of players on mobile online gaming. According to Statista, the number of online gamers will cross 1000
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Kylie Minogue had already gone through multiple transformations before the release of her 2018 album Golden, but hearing the pop stalwart lean into her country influences was still a surprise to many. An admirable if half-hearted experiment, the album arrived at a time when country was having sort of a resurgence in popular culture –
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Phoebe Bridgers has announced a new EP called Copycat Killer, out on November 20 via Dead Oceans. Named after a line on the title track of her most recent album Punisher, the project will feature orchestral re-workings of four tracks from the record: ‘Kyoto’, ‘Savior Complex’, ‘Chinese Satellite’, and ‘Punisher’. Listen to a new version
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NAHLI, a British newcomer with an already exciting discography, recently published her latest piece ‘Catch 22’ alongside rapper and television personality Big Narstie. To talk about the song and current events, NAHLI joined us for an interview. Firstly, how are you, and how have you been coping with the current COVID-19 crisis?  I’m actually ok,
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At a time when live concerts still seem like a distant reality, it’s easy to forget that certain shows exist for the sole purpose of escaping that reality. For Swallow Cave, the Bristol-based quartet consisting of vocalist Polly Jessett, guitarist Florrie Adamson-Leggett, bassist Sarah Currie, and drummer Isobel Waite, a dream gig would take place
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Based on true events, Pride is set in 1980s London, where a group of lesbian and gay activists decide to unite against their shared enemies: Margaret Thatcher, the police, and the press. They form a group called LGSM: Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners. The group travels to Wales to support the striking miners, but the
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After a tortuous five days of methodical vote counting, county-by-county projections, and bizarre protests and conspiracy theories from President Donald Trump, all the major TV networks, cable companies, and print media outlets called the presidential election for Joe Biden late Saturday morning. (Vox’s Decision Desk, to its credit, got there 24 hours earlier.) Biden served
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Following her recently released studio album Silver Ladders, experimental/ambient harpist and composer Mary Lattimore has shared a one-off single called ‘Hold Your Breath’. The new track appeared on Lattimore’s Bandcamp page yesterday (November 6) alongside the description, “Made this up in a wild week.” Check it out below. Silver Ladders, which was produced by Slowdive frontman
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Having spent years much of her teenage years jumping from one band to the next in the music scene of Detroit, vocalist and songwriter Lianna Vanicelli started writing and recording her own music under the moniker Xelli Island shortly after moving to Los Angeles. Working closely with producer and longtime friend Jon Zott, she recently
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At some point today, or tomorrow, or next week, outlets of varying prestige will call the presidential election for Joe Biden. The Decision Desk, Vox’s election-calling partner, already has, as has (checks notes) Pop Crave. But most of the major shot-callers like CNN, MSNBC and the networks, who share the same data, have Joe Biden
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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 open chords as they repeat the titular line, “This feeling is disgusting,” before a single voice rings out: “It sucks!” The band then lets out all their pent-up frustration in an
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Mishegas, a New York City-based artist, most widely known for his songs ‘Episodes’ and ‘Tonight,’ released his latest single ‘Untitled’ — today. This newest piece by Mishegas carries an upbeat atmospheric vibe through a polished production, something that we have come to know from the artist over the years. Moreover, ‘Untitled’ marks the first release
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There is a saying that if you love what you do, you won’t work a single day anymore. Which sounds nice, but there are not that many hobbies that can be transformed into a job. However, video games are one of those hobbies. And the best part is, that you don’t even have to be
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There’s still a lot up in the air after last night’s election last night, but as the dust settles, one thing seems clear: Americans support drug policy reform. A wide range of decriminalization and legalization initiatives appeared on ballots across the country last night. All of them passed. The biggest breakthrough of the evening came
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Arcade Fire debuted a new song called ‘Generation A’ during The Late Show with Stephen Colbert‘s special live election night coverage on Tuesday (November 3). The host introduced the song by describing it as “inspired by the current climate of the country with a hopeful message to the youths.” Watch the performance below. “Say wait
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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 evocation of a former self. Across 11 tracks – plus 6 previously released bonus songs – the British singer revisits the perennial theme of heartbreak, but does so in a way
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