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Spot the Difference

Anchor and Hope Music

Aug 10, 2010 Music Web Exclusive

The idea behind Squeeze's new album14 re-recordings of classic Squeeze tracksis that listeners should try to "spot the difference" between the original recordings (many of which are now over 30 years old) and these recreations. More


DC/Vertigo Crime

Written by Andersen Gabrych; Art by Brade Rader; Cover by Lee Bermejo

Aug 10, 2010 Comic Books Web Exclusive

It's been a full year since Vertigo Crime launched, and if Fogtown is any indication, they're still ironing out their experimental branch of noirish storytelling. More

Get Low

Studio: Sony Pictures Classics

Aug 10, 2010 Cinema Issue #32 - Summer 2010 - Wasted on the Youth

Get Low features an unusually dramatic opening scene: As a fire in a Southern country home reaches flashpoint, a figure stumbles out of a second-story window and flees into the shroud of night, his clothes flaming like an afterburner. More

Aug 10, 2010 Music Web Exclusive

On its debut, Play Music, Thieves Like Us plundered previous greats (New Order, Kraftwerk, Depeche Mode) for all its ideas. This larceny was so blatant that one could play of variation of Name That Tune as Name Which Tune Is Being Ripped Off. More

Aug 10, 2010 Live

I'm always a little bummed to see Lollapalooza come to a close; it marks the end of three brilliant days of music, food and friends. And like we say every year, this year will be hard to top. From Lady Gaga's spectacle on Friday to Arcade Fire's Sunday showdown, the expanded festival brought in loads of performers and concert-goers. More



Written and drawn by Matt Kindt

Aug 09, 2010 Comic Books Web Exclusive

Matt Kindt certainly knows how to set a mood; he did it in the sometimes kitschy, sometimes goofy, sometimes vicious, and always cool, Super Spy; he certainly did it in the often-haunting 3 Story. More

Major Lazer

Lazers Never Die EP

Mad Decent/Downtown/Interscope

Aug 09, 2010 Music Web Exclusive

Following Major Lazer's debut full-length is the Lazers Never Die EP. Featuring only two new tracks, "Sound Of Siren" and "Good Enough," these original productions indicate a move to a more dancehall direction for the duo of Diplo and Switch. More

Todd Oldham

Joan Jett

Published by AMMO

Aug 09, 2010 Books Web Exclusive

Its release coinciding with the recent Runaways movie starring Dakota Fanning and Kristen Stewart, Joan Jett provides a vivid visual history and as-told-to autobiography of the woman who opened so many doors for female rock musicians since the 1970s.  More

Aug 08, 2010 Live Web Exclusive

Day two I managed to will away my jet lag. Good thingMuchy, Tunng, Hey, Mew and The Radio Dept. demanded my full attention. More