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What is Babymetal?

Seriously, what is Babymetal?

Given that they're all alumni of the J-pop "idol" group Sakura Gakuin, it's extremely unlikely that these girls (whose ages fall between 12 and 15) formed Babymetal on their own.
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By REYAN ALI  |  August 03, 2012
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Review: 5 Broken Cameras

Emad Burnat, a Palestinian villager, goes through five different cameras from 2005 to 2010, each one broken when the Israeli military or police assault him as he tries to record the ongoing turmoil.
Recording turmoil
By PEG ALOI  |  June 22, 2012
Album review: Be the Void

Dr. Dog | Be the Void

With Be the Void , their sonically raw sixth album, these Philly psych-pop oddballs have pulled a fussy, self-conscious about-face, indulging in their weirdest ideas in years.
Anti- (2012)
By RYAN REED  |  February 03, 2012
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2010: The year of Videogum

In September, a video was bouncing around the Phoenix offices.
An interview with Gabriel Delahaye
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  December 24, 2010
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2010: The year in Nic Cage

Around two minutes into Carter Burwell's arrangement of the banjo standard "Way Out There" (known to most of us as the theme from Raising Arizona ), the melody, heretofore whistled and yodeled over wild and rambling little arpeggios, gives way to some f
365 days of pure trumpet-sharing, fishseks-pondering, velvet-ceilinged madness
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  December 24, 2010

Miracle on Tremont Street 2010 Update: YouTube sensations Atomic Tom will perform "Take Me Out" using their iPhones!


Here's the video that made them a top selling artist on iTunes over the past month.
By FNXAdmin  |  November 01, 2010


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Through a glass darkly

Predicting a Super Bowl winner doesn't make you a genius: after all, given a pool of 32 teams, one of them is bound to capture the trophy. But predicting the future for an industry that's been buffeted by new technologies and economic vicissitudes, and
Forecasting the media year to come
By ADAM REILLY  |  January 08, 2010
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Happy New Year 2010

Hey, ya know what's great?
Hoopleville
By DAVID KISH  |  January 01, 2010
Start your 2010 engines: Beach House's "Teen Dream" leaks, is awesome

Start your 2010 engines: Beach House's "Teen Dream" leaks, is awesome


 As we just got through saying, we are firmly in year-end list season. And since it's 2009, we're also in decade-end list season (vote here!...
By Ryan Stewart  |  November 19, 2009
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Is it Tim time?

Whereas a few months ago it seemed that no one could pose a serious threat to any re-election campaign mounted by Governor Deval Patrick, a recent string of missteps has suddenly made him very vulnerable.
As Deval Patrick flails, Tim Cahill is positioning himself to run. And that's a-okay with the Patrick team.
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  April 01, 2009
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The elephant also rises

Four months ago, the Republican Party seemed headed for the scrap heap. Today, things don't look quite so bad.
The GOP has a bumpy road ahead of them, but if they're savvy they'll be back in power sooner rather than later.
By STEVEN STARK  |  February 25, 2009