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Jan 27, 2023 Music Web Exclusive

Fucked Up’s new record marks a departure from the hefty concept albums for which they’re most revered and adored. While 2011’s David Comes to Life and 2018’s Dose Your Dreams reveled in their magnitude, length, and epic scope, One Day is a brief, brilliant fireworks display of an album, written and largely recorded in the space of a single day.

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Infinity Pool

Studio: Neon
Director: Brandon Cronenberg

Jan 26, 2023 Cinema Web Exclusive

If the narrative was just as tight as the film’s style, Infinity Pool could have achieved much more in its two-hour running time.

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Samia

Honey

Grand Jury

Jan 26, 2023 Music Web Exclusive

Samia has already impressed as one of the pandemic’s rising freshman indie pop class, debuting in 2020 with the sunny and melancholic tones of The Baby. Her debut and her follow-up EP, Scout, both cultivated a style that thrived on confession, sweeping melodies, and the gentle glimmer of Samia’s voice, a warm and winning combination that proved easy to love.

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Squaring the Circle (The Story of Hipgnosis)

Studio: Brigade
Anton Corbijn

Jan 25, 2023 Cinema Web Exclusive

The beauty of Corbijn’s film is that anyone–even those who know The Dark Side of the Moon’s cover and nothing more–can find things to enjoy and love in Hipgnosis’ story.

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Jan 25, 2023 Music Web Exclusive

Dublin post-punk quintet The Murder Capital are back with an exhilarating second record.

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Magazine Dreams

Studio: Los Angeles Media Fund
Elijah Bynum

Jan 24, 2023 Cinema Web Exclusive

Magazine Dreams is a mostly paper-thin look at the dangers of toxic masculinity.

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Jan 24, 2023 Music Web Exclusive

Filled with staples of Grateful Dead shows, the 2-CD 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition of Bob Weir’s first solo album brings back into the light a string of songs that deserved their place in hundreds of setlists to come.

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John Cale

Mercy

Domino

Jan 23, 2023 Music Web Exclusive

Forever pushing the boundaries of pop, punk, and experimental music, John Cale has been a constant presence at the frayed edges of rock ‘n’ roll for the past six decades.

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Jan 23, 2023 Live The Delgados

The Delgados played their first show in 18 years at the weekend and Under the Radar was there to see it.

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