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‘Loving Vincent’ Captures Van Gogh in Motion

Every single frame in the movie is the work of a team of artists; each minute is comprised of the efforts of hundreds of people working for hundreds of hours.
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Tchami to Play Delirium 2017

Regarded as a trailblazer of his genre, future house — a subgenre of electronic dance music that possesses a combination of deep house and EDM tendencies — Tchami hit the mainstream in 2013 after ...
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SWMRS Deliver Exhilarating Sounds at Velvet Jones

The adrenaline of a garage rock show is comparable to drinking 10 Vietnamese iced coffees in one sitting. Bay-area band SWMRS rose to prominence after releasing their album Drive North, which featured...
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The Friday Review: Cry Cry Cry by Wolf Parade

Wolf Parade isn’t afraid to take risks on their comeback album. The linear “Incantation” is them at their most assertive and unafraid. The band unleashes a horn section after the song’s first ...
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Andrew Bird Soars with Melodic Sounds at Campbell

Behind his aslant silhouette on stage, the visual recording of Echolocations: River played on a backdrop. Bird plays the violin in sequence with the video projection.
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‘Marshall’ Tackles Racism with Simplicity and Warmth

Genre-wise, the movie is a simple courtroom drama, reminiscent of "To Kill a Mockingbird." Marshall and Friedman consider all the evidence (or lack thereof) in order to try and prove that their client...
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‘Blade Runner 2049’ Creates a New Future from the Same Story

Los Angeles has become a single slab of eternally rain-soaked skyscrapers, the only traces of color coming from gigantic, intelligent holographic advertisements.
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When Icons, Stars and Idols Go

Perhaps the most comforting thing of all is this thought: An artist never truly dies, as long as there are people who are enabling their art to live on.
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Netflix Anime ‘Neo Yokio’ Is Weird Yet Worthwhile

"Neo Yokio," or the Japanese form of "New York," blends anime, uptown socialites and hip-hop culture into a single unique, and often overwhelming, force.
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The Flaming Lips and Mac Demarco Ignite SB Bowl

The Flaming Lips and Mac Demarco put on a weird, wonderful show — one that lit up the Santa Barbara Bowl with bright lights, beautiful colors and smiles alike.
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Billie Eilish Kicks Off I.V. First Fridays With Mellow Sounds

Eilish, though only 15, has already made waves in the music world.
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The xx Transcends Expectations at Santa Barbara Bowl

The xx truly grabbed and held onto the energy and enthusiasm of the crowd the whole time.
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Father John Misty Set to Enchant Arlington Theatre

With the release of his latest album, Pure Comedy, Father John Misty took on a new role in the indie world. He has never been one to censor himself, but a shift in his focus is clear: He is looking ou...
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Five Summer Albums You May Have Missed

Tyler, The Creator, the controversial co-founder of the hip-hop collective Odd Future, has lately been known more for his no-fucks-given attitude and his trendy style than anything else.
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Aoki, Electronica and the Live I.V. Music Scene

When Aoki was merely 19, he was throwing roughly 20 shows a month out of his living room, recording tapes of every single one.
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