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LCD Soundsystems James Murphy: I was a joke. My wife said I was going to die

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… Damascene conversion from uptight indie rocker to dance-music fan in a Manhattan club. (I watched his life completely change in that moment, says DJ and producer David Holmes, and it was beautiful.) But elsewhere it doesnt offer the most flattering portrayal of him. At one juncture, a former associate describes him flatly as a complete cunt: if no one else goes that far, a lot of interviewees seem keen to suggest that behind Murphys exterior (it seems to be a legal requirement for every …

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‘Valerian’ turns French comic into epic mess

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… cheeky tone, which isn’t clever or funny but does manage to rob the film of any semblance of jeopardy. The result is an exercise that simultaneously calls attention to how much the producers spent translating this vision to the screen and what a colossal waste that feels like. (The Wall Street Journal pegged the budget at $180 million, a record for an indie film.) “Valerian” might be less impenetrable to those who are aficionados of the comics. Everyone else, however, can be …

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Gavin Rossdale: If you divorce America’s sweetheart, you’re in trouble

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Better known as Gwen Stefanis ex than as a rock singer, hes now trying his hand as a judge on The Voice UK. He discusses Marilyn, Bush and a private life in the public eye About an hour into Gavin Rossdales new job as a judge on The Voice UK, the ITV producers had a word in his ear. They asked me to up the energy, because I was a bit laidback, he admits. But then Ive been told that for years on TV. Id meet these presenters that were really loud and Id think: Why are you being so annoying? And …

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‘Moonlight’ And ‘Jackie’ Just Got The Year’s First Big Oscar Bump

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The first major nominations of awards season have arrived. “Manchester by the Sea,” Moonlight,” “Jackie” and “American Honey” lead the Independent Spirit Awards’ shortlist, bolstering each on the path toward Oscar glory. Jenny Slate and Edgar Ramirez announced the nominations during a Los Angeles press conference Tuesday. The indie Spirits honor films made for less than $20 million, which means some Oscar front-runners, like “La La …

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Katamari Damacy Creators New Game Is Overwhelming Insanity

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… before morphing back into disorder; piles of classic Japanese swirly poop would get caught in between my letters; I’d forget about one straggler and poor lonely Y would wait half a screen away in the confusion. This is when the “26 player” advice started making more sense to me. After I played, I overheard someone talk about a previous event put on by the Austin-based indie collective Juegos Rancheros in which Alphabet was mapped to a set of Dance Dance Revolution floor pads, …

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De La Soul 10 of the best

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… bullshit tracks / Cocaine and crack, which brings sickness to blacks. While the war may have ultimately been lost (Puffys pleather-and-Rolex rap exploded shortly after), De Las ideals would be upheld by the burgeoning indie movement that would take root in raps underground for the rest of the decade. 8. Oooh Ably assisted by Redman, the Plugs commandeer the dancefloor with this ebullient lead single from Mosaic Thump (their fifth album and the first in a mooted trilogy that stalled with the …

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8 Things People Who Always Win Their Breakup Do Differently

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1. DO NOT LISTEN TO ALT indie LOVE SONGS ON PANDORA (especially at work). This is like testing yourself to see how much you can cry in an 8 hour spanand to spare you the tears, Ill tell you its a lot. Youll find yourself relating every single song to your life.even when it makes no fucking sense. Im pretty sure one song was about a guy losing his father in a car accidentbut at the time it felt like it was about me making too many mistakes and never being happy again. Just dont do it-k? (Edward …

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