App Show News 2014 | idobi Running interviews into the ground since 1999 Sun, 24 Jun 2018 22:16:04 +0000 en <![CDATA[Inbox Jukebox #042: Drax Project + Ally Ahern]]> Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:30:13 +0000 Tom The Inbox Jukebox brings you fresh new tunes and bands. This week features tracks...  Inbox Jukebox:
Drax Project - Noon EP


Drax Project is a little bit flirty, a little bit dirty on their debut EP NoonThe innuendos soar but so does the music. These boys are mixing up pop-funk-R&B magic and we're totally caught up in their spell. Seriously, Drax Project must have wands for drumsticks because the lead track "Woke Up Late" is sorcery—the handclaps and tripped out bounce of the piano seduce like a sunny day at a rooftop barbecue. But the phoenix feather core comes near the end of the album with the "Africa" influenced "Toto" (see what they did there?). This track will more than get stuck in your head—it will rise again and again on your playlists. And just when you thought you were wasted, Noon gets cheeky in the climax. "Sidebit" is a love song for the side pieces of the world and, trust us, the getting is very good. Play on, Drax Project, play on.


Ally Ahern - "Bad For Me"


Speaking of seduction, sometimes a significant other has your number and there's nothing you can do about it. They know how to push every button you've got—the good, the bad, and the thirsty. Ally Ahern is giving us every bit of the contrast between magnetism and repulsion with her slinky groove "Bad For Me". This one gets under your skin as Ally croons about a love so bad yet so addictive you can't get enough. And don't think we missed the reference to "the little death" which in French is an orgasmic experience. These smoky vocals combined with a steadily escalating bassline are a pure head rush. We dare you not to get hooked. Too late.


BONUS Round:
Panic! At the Disco - Pray For The Wicked


We know you want more but, really, Panic! dropped a new album today and "Dancing's Not A Crime" so go Pray For the Wicked.

And don’t forget to put your dancing shoes on and show the world
what you're made of with Inbox Jukebox Presents
"Lonely One" by Kady Rain!


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<![CDATA[Inbox Jukebox Presents: Kady Rain’s New Song “Lonely One”]]> Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:00:06 +0000 Tom Today's Inbox Jukebox Presents from Kady Rain is gonna have you dancing away all your... [/imgfull]
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Girls just wanna have fun, right? Yup...and a whole lot more. Today's Inbox Jukebox Presents from Kady Rain is gonna have you dancing away all your problems because, thanks to "Lonely One", you've got the power to deal with them. "'Lonely One' is a modern disco anthem for any woman (or man) who's been taken advantage of but got the upper hand in the end," the pop songstress says of the new track. Listening to it makes you feel like you've got the world at your heels, ready to show everybody—especially the ones who hurt you—what you're really made of.

Kady Rain uses her brightly hued electro-pop to present songs with deep meanings in her own vibrant way. "Lonely One" was written as an anthem for the post-Weinstein era, telling the story of a man who uses his power to manipulate the women around him. "There's people in this world who like to hurt people just for fun," Kady says, "but sometimes they end up, well, the lonely one."

Image courtesy of Nina Hawkins

"We wanted to create a unique soundscape for this track," Kady explains. "EDM is so prominent these days but we wanted to stand out with our own sound." If you're loving that sound of "Lonely One", Kady has a show coming up on July 11th with AMF at Native Hostel, followed by August 11th at Come and Take It! She's also got some new songs coming your way this year so stay tuned and get to know Kady Rain with "Lonely One" below. Put on your best dancing shoes and begin the emotional healing process to the tune of this sugary pop anthem 'cause Kady Rain has got your back. "It's a song for the underdog, the person who got their heart broken but rose to the top because their pain made them stronger.  </3"


Keep up with Kady Rain:

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<![CDATA[Fresh Pressed [new music friday] – 065]]> Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:00:20 +0000 Tom What better way to kick off a weekend than with new music? Featuring new... [/imgfull]

What better way to kick off a weekend than with new music? Fridays are always chock full of the latest songs and albums ready to be the soundtrack to everyone’s antics, and here you’ll find some of the week’s standout releases. Whether you’re ready to spin an anticipated song from a favorite artist or just taking a look at what’s out there, there’s a whole lot of tunes to dive right into. Who knows—maybe you’ll find your next obsession.

Panic! at the Disco - Pray for the Wicked

Call it a solo project if you need to but Panic! at the Disco has never worked better than now with Brendon Urie as a one-man show. The level of charisma that comes across on the new record, Pray for the Wicked, cements Urie into certified legend status with his pitch-perfect vocals and soaring melodies. While “High Hopes” is up there as one of the best Panic! songs ever made, honorable mentions have to go to the jazzy “Roaring 20s” and party jam “Say Amen (Saturday Night)”.

The Carters - Everything is Love

The most dynamic duo in the world dropped a surprise album together and you don’t even need to listen to it to know that it lives up to expectations. You should listen to it, of course, because it’s Beyoncé and Jay-Z hitting the mic in ferocious fashion like we’ve never seen/heard before. The nine track record, Everything Is Love, is the perfect accompaniment to their current world tour—an album larger than life by two people who are larger than life.



Between You & Me - “Friends From '96”

Between You & Me are mastering the soundscape of early 2000’s pop-punk so well that they’re basically creating the new nostalgia. “Friends from ’96”, the latest off their new album Everything Is Temporary, builds slowly from its acoustic stylings into a full-blown rocker with a powerful chorus. Despite its shift in sound to full-band, we can only imagine how great a complete acoustic version would sound.

Real Friends - “Smiling on the Surface”

There’s influence and then there’s influence. Any band can say that they’re inspired by their favorites but it’s another thing to say it and actually act on it—that’s what Real Friends have down to a science with a little known act called The Starting Line. “Smiling on the Surface” bleeds Based on a True Story-era Starting Line with ease but not in a way that sounds like a rip-off. It’s great for fans of Real Friends and it’s great for fans of the pop-punk legends who are much overdue for a new album.

Bebe Rexha - Expectations

After years of writing for other artists, a stint with Pete Wentz in Black Cards, and offering her pipes to a slew of guest spots, Bebe Rexha is finally coming into her own as a solo artist with her debut full-length. The record sets her up for a fantastic rest of the year and then some with the fire lead single “I’m a Mess”—but the inclusion of her already-number one hit in “Meant to Be” is the icing on the cake.

This Wild Life - Petaluma

Between all of the amazing pop-punk coming through our speakers lately, there’s something nice about being able to tone it down a little bit when you need to—This Wild Life is here to fill that need. The alt-acoustic duo unveils their most vulnerable offering to date with their new album Petaluma, and these folk tracks are some of the best you’ll hear all year. With production work from Ryan Hadlock—the mastermind behind The Lumineers’ breakout record—you know that this record was made in good hands.

We the Kings - “On My Love”

What year is it?! Ok, so maybe We the Kings haven’t exactly disappeared but their new single, “On My Love” is a textbook example for why they’ve been around this long in the first place. Off their new album Six, the track is pretty much a “Check Yes Juliet” of 2018. The ethereal power anthem just has to be heard to be believed.

Amy Shark - “Psycho” (feat. Mark Hoppus)

Amy Shark is an artist that should definitely be on your radar. Besides the fact that she’s Australian, which basically means being good at music is naturally in her blood, her indie-pop songwriting is undeniably impressive. To top it off, she’s has some help from Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus on her song “Psycho” from her upcoming album Love Monster. An acoustic ballad throughout, Hoppus’ vocals fit just about anywhere—but his low octave really works wonders here.

As It Is - “The Stigma (Boys Don’t Cry)”

Listening to As It Is’ critically acclaimed okay.—released just last year—back to back with their new material is jarring to say the least. The rock quartet are flexing their creative chops on the dark “The Stigma (Boys Don’t Cry)”, which is featured on their upcoming concept album The Great Depression. The new tunes take almost a Set It Off-approach with their theatric nature but, despite the change in sound, As It Is’ signature catchiness hasn’t gone anywhere.

Trash Boat - “Inside Out”

Trash Boat are sonically deceptive in the most interesting of ways. On the surface, the crunchy guitars and aggressive instrumentation on “Inside Out” comes off as Underoath-gone-punk, but the melodic choruses take you into a realm only Sum 41 can touch. Since these guys are embarking on the final Warped Tour it goes without saying that they’re an act that can’t be missed.

The Maine - Less Noise: A Collection
of Songs by a Band Called The Maine

You could spend forever listing all the amazing qualities of The Maine but one that continues to make itself known is versatility. For the past decade, the band have reinvented themselves from the ground up on basically every record—and it’s never once sounded forced. In yet another career highlight, The Maine compile the best songs from their discography and reimagine them in an acoustic setting titled Less Noise. Whether electric or stripped down, they continue to push the envelope as far as their creativity goes with renditions of “Bad Behavior” and “Forever Halloween” to prove it.

Other new releases:
Amity Affliction - “Misery”
Gorillaz - “Hollywood ( feat. Snoop Dogg & Jamie Principle)”
Years & Years - “Palo Santo”
Nine Inch Nails - Bad Witch
Cheat Codes, Little Mix - “Only You”
Prettymuch - “Summer on You”
Florence + the Machine - “Big God”
Ariana Grande - “the light is coming (feat. Nicki Minaj)”
Dan + Shay - Dan + Shay
Meghan Trainor - “All the Ways”
Demi Lovato - “Sober”
Wiz Khalifa - “Hopeless Romantic”
G-Eazy - “Drop”
Marshmello - Joytime II
Paul McCartney - “I Don’t Know” / “Come On To Me”
Jaden Smith - “GHOST”
6lack - “Switch”
Charlotte Lawrence - Young EP
Wet - “You’re Not Wrong”
LeAnn Rimes, Stevie Nicks - “Borrowed (Re-Imagined)”
Alec Benjamin - “Boy In The Bubble”


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<![CDATA[Somewhere in Between and Beyond: Singer-Songwriter VÉRITÉ]]> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:00:36 +0000 Tom Life is in a constant state of flux and VÉRITÉ doesn’t spend much time... [/imgfull]
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Life is in a constant state of flux and VÉRITÉ doesn’t spend much time getting caught up in it. Instead the alt-pop singer-songwriter creates her own energy and power, taking opportunities and staying focused on what’s ahead. It’s a rare day off for VÉRITÉ—aka singer-songwriter Kelsey Byrne—and she’s enjoying some well-earned alone time at home watching a marathon of The Office. She admits she’s really bad at downtime but when you’ve got so many cool things happening, it’s no surprise. 

Most recently VÉRITÉ's been busy promoting last year’s record Somewhere in Between on tour. What is surprising is that this is only her first full-length. Somewhere in Between is visceral; you feel the emotions pulse under your skin as the indie pop beats move you. It’s a debut that artists twice her career age would be proud to release. She’s been releasing music under her VÉRITÉ moniker since 2014, dropping singles as and when she can write and record them, being strategic and waiting for the right timing to unleash her full-length. What’s even more surprising is the drive behind Somewhere in Between. “The record was written in this weird place in my life where I didn't really feel much,” she reflects. “I was kind of coasting emotionally, which felt good in a lot of ways because, you know, when you're coasting emotionally it's like everything was kind of set in my life. Like there was no chaos, there was no heartbreak, there was no nothing.” It’s from this place of detachment that some of the most powerfully resonant songs came. “But I think that also put me in a place of like, not feeling so alive or involved in the world. And so I think I wound up writing a record about the kind of boredom and monotony that one may experience just like in existence and trying to make meaning of it all."

[blockquotefull]"There's always something to do and always somewhere to move forward. And [you shouldn’t] get discouraged when things don't line up the way you expect."[/blockquotefull]

In hindsight, though, the record feels completely different to her now; whatever she was feeling actually drove her to new creative heights. "I wrote a bunch about apathy and now that I'm like, distant from the record and performing it, I realize that I actually wasn't apathetic when I wrote the record. I was just in a different headspace.” This newfound perspective gives her the freedom to experiment when performing the album. “Now I'm reinterpreting all of those songs live, but with all of the emotions and all of the meaning behind them. So it kind of reversed itself." One of the most interesting traits you take away from talking to the singer/songwriter is her ability to roll with the punches—because one thing she’s learned is you can never predict what life will throw at you next.

"It's not in balance," she laughs, when asked how she maintains her impressive career and the life she turns into music. “Keeping things in balance is a nice idea but it's never been the case. I don't sleep an awful lot,” she admits, recognizing that it’s nice to have certain responsibilities lifted off of her shoulders as she grows her team, and naturally grows as an artist. But she still wants to maintain full control over her music and career. “It’s really much more important to me that things get done and things get done right and that I'm in a position where I can make the music that I wanna make and release it how I wanna release it.” Having creative and business control over her work is very important to VÉRITÉ. She started on her own and even when adding to her team it’s clear they’re there to strengthen her brand, not to manage it. “If you don't have the control there's always the potential for somebody to hit pause for you. And I think I've worked way too hard,” she says. It’s taken a lot of effort and patience to get to where she is but it’s paid off. “It's worth it because I have the control and freedom that I have."

Photo: Nicole Mago

Of course, doing everything independently comes with its hurdles—when you’re leading the way, there’s no one showing you what to do. But she made it happen, even if she admits, ”[There was] so much error. Way more error than trial," she jokes. "I fucked up a lot, I did a lot of things, I've lost money on a bunch of things…” It’s all part of the learning process—you can’t achieve anything if you’re too afraid to fail to even try. “It's like I kind of came into my own with people watching. Whereas in a lot of cases when an artist comes [out] they're like full developed and start out. I was a scattered mess of a person,” she explains. “You feel like people are looking to the left and right being like, 'alright, we're gonna see if this sinks or floats'." It’s difficult feeling like everyone’s watching to decide whether to put their faith in her but VÉRITÉ is ready to test the waters, so long as she’s moving forward, "And I'm happy to do so."

What a lot of people don’t understand is the sheer amount of work that goes into being a successful artist. Most fans don’t get to see beyond the bright lights of the stage. “This idea that having a career in music is the highest luxury keeps coming back to me,” she muses when thinking about how she got to where she is now. VÉRITÉ saved up enough money to fund her first recordings by waiting tables and cleaning bathrooms, working nights in New York. She’s not over the feeling of getting to play music for her career—that excitement and drive hasn’t worn off because she’s earned it through hard work and strategy. “You need to create the demand. You need to find your audience. You need to cater to them. You need to build yourself up in a way that's creative and strategic,” she explains, “I think that people so often are waiting for somebody else to open the gate for them or to give them the opportunity.” While she admits she’s also waiting for gates to open for her that doesn’t mean she’s going to stop finding creative and strategic ways to grow. “There's always something to do and always somewhere to move forward. And [you shouldn’t] get discouraged when things don't line up the way you expect."

[blockquotefull]"[I’m] trying to figure out how to balance work and music and life and kind of meld them all together in a weird way."[/blockquotefull]

It’s fitting that Byrne chose the name VÉRITÉ, which is taken from the french word for “truth”, because she speaks it loud and clear. She’s living proof that hard work pays off and you can achieve your dreams if you focus on finding the right path. She offers one last pearl of wisdom, and that is not to forget who you are along the way. "It's important to make meaning outside of your career. And I think that's something I'm coming to terms with recently,” she says, pausing to weigh her words carefully. “You push and you grind and you build, and then you realize that your life is so much more than this picture that you've painted for others.” It all goes back to balance. VÉRITÉ's still trying to find that but in the meantime she’s not going to stop. She says it’s more than easy to get burnt out but she’s on her way to finding a happy medium. “[I’m] trying to figure out how to balance work and music and life and kind of meld them all together in a weird way." Because how can you write music that captures life in such a deeply affecting way if you haven’t had the chance to live it? There’s no telling where it’ll take her next and that’s exciting, just know that she’ll be making method out of the madness that is life. "I can't wait to hear [the next album] either honestly," she laughs when she hints at burrowing down to write her follow-up. You’ll have to stay tuned to hear it. Expect the unexpected because with VÉRITÉ, “All is subject to change.”



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<![CDATA[Go to the Warped Tour TODAY… From the Comfort Of Your Own Computer. VWT Live Broadcast Starts at 3pm ET!]]> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:26:47 +0000 Tom At 3pm ET today, VWT is hosting a live webcast where you can watch... [/youtube]

The Vans Warped Tour starts today which means summer can officially begin! If you're in Pomona, CA you're probably catching the first show of the tour. If you're not you can still be a part of the punk rock action.

At 3pm ET today, VWT is hosting a live webcast where you can watch your favorite bands rock the stage from your computer/phone/tablet/crystal ball. The stream will be available on Facebook, YouTube, Twitch, and

Tune in and celebrate the kick off of a cross country Warped Tour one last time!


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<![CDATA[First Listen: Unwind with LUCAS’ New Track + Video “Reverse”]]> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 10:00:03 +0000 Tom We're slowing things down and slipping into the sweet reverie of LUCAS' "Reverse". [/imgfull]

We're slowing things down and slipping into the sweet reverie of LUCAS' "Reverse". The song is accompanied by a video where things are, you guessed it, in reverse. Check it out for the first time below.


"'Reverse' was the last song written in the previous Ten Ten Publishing Office building in Music Row where so many hits have been written. Myself, Ronell Coburn and Bryan Tewell were determined to make this a soul jerker as at that time so much was going on. When we thought of the hook a poster of the Beatles fell off the wall so we took that as a sign and it led us to the whole falling imagery thing.

'Reverse' is a song about being given a second chance. No matter how low or heartbroken you feel, you just never know who you might meet to make that spark happen again. It’s definitely about that scary euphoria you get when falling in love but almost being elevated and seeing life in a brand new way through the help of that person. 'Killing ghosts from the past' is a line about fear that builds up from a previous relationship that ended but then watching your worry melt away because you've met the right person. Also when you have a good relationship in your life it breaks your fall because that person is there to act as a buffer for any hardships you may have, ideally there to restore you.

We first played the song in a venue in Franklin and that was when our producer Lincoln Parish became adamant that this was the most powerful song to go on the EP. He even got the Cage The Elephant string quartet to play on it which was such a great experience. There’s something about seeing live string one of your songs that just makes you get emotional! I hope to move people with this but in a good way. One that makes you come out the other end believing that you can be severely heartbroken but still meet 'the one' or maybe you already have 'the one' in which case light a couple of candles and pour a glass of wine 'cause it’s cozy time baby!"


Find LUCAS on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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<![CDATA[First Listen: Garage Rock Your Way Through The Day with SunGhosts’ ‘OathKeeper’]]> Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:00:17 +0000 Tom Sun-drenched, surf ready, garage rock and roll. That's what Florida's SunGhosts specialize in. [/imgfull]

Sun-drenched, surf ready, garage rock and roll. That's what Florida's SunGhosts specialize in and man are they good at it. Hear their latest release, Oathkeeper, for the first time below!


"As a band and as individuals we went through a lot in the past year, all the while trying to piece together this album. It's our first DIY release since our first Phosphenes EP from 2014.

A lot of work and emotion went into writing and recording these songs and we couldn't have done it without the support of our friends, family, and fans. Oathkeeper is an album about perseverance, drive, overcoming depression and rooting yourself firmly into the balance between peace and turmoil. Much love. ♥"

- SunGhosts

Find SunGhosts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


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<![CDATA[Photos: Trash Boat in Paris]]> Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:50:10 +0000 Tom idobi photographer Gaelle Pitrel covered the Trash Boat show at Backstage By The Mill in...

Trash Boat

Can't Swim




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<![CDATA[Straight Outta the Wild West: Peking Duk Hits idobi Airwaves Tomorrow to Chat Music, Concerts, + More!]]> Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:57:03 +0000 Tom You trust us to deliver the best and brightest faces in music, and we... [/imgfull]

We have a system here at idobi. You trust us to deliver the best and brightest faces in music, and we do. This week we're introducing you to Peking Duk.

If you haven't heard of the Australian act they're making the electronic music of your dreams and they're accompanying it with westerns like your dad used to watch (only way better).

Tomorrow we'll dive into their adjustment from DJ group to live band, chat about their dynamic sound, and get to know your new favorite duo a little better. Our interview with Peking Duk drops at 11:20am ET on idobi Radio. Hear it again on idobi Anthm at 5pm ET. Until then, catch "Reprisal" below.



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<![CDATA[Watch This Week – 6/18]]> Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:00:01 +0000 Tom This week: Supergirl, The Bold Type, The Expanse, Reverie, Pose, Claws, Westworld, Preacher This week: Supergirl, The Bold Type, The Expanse, Reverie, Pose, Claws, Westworld, Preacher


“Battles Lost and Won” – Season 3 finale
Mon June 18 – 8PM
On The CW

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Photo: Katie Yu/The CW — © 2018 The CW Network, LLC.

It’s the showdown you’ve all been waiting for on Supergirl: Kara (Melissa Benoist) and her team vs. Serena (Anjali Jay)...and we find out where Reign (Odette Annable) will fall into this equation? Y’all, we’ve done the math and the season finale is looking more complicated than any class we ever took.

Tune into The CW every Monday for all new Supergirl.


From The CW:
Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) and team take on Serena in an epic battle for Earth.


“The Scarlet Letter” - Season 2, Episode 3
8PM - Tues June 19
On Freeform


Photo: Freeform/Phillippe Bosse

Watching The Bold Type is like hanging out with your best girlfriends—only their drama is way more fun. Jane (Katie Stevens) is jobless and doesn’t know what to do with herself—besides drink tequila in the mornings, oh, and set up a meeting with Jacqueline (Melora Hardin) nets. Sutton has an accessories shoot for Oliver and Kat guilts her into hiring Adena (Nikohl Boosheri)—ooh honey, love and work don’t always mix and sometimes when the do they go BOOM. So basically, grab a glass of Patron and the comfiest seat in the house because chaos is sure to ensue.

The Bold Type airs tomorrow on Freeform.


From Freeform:
Sutton is in an awkward position when she is put in charge of hiring a photographer for an accessories shoot and Kat asks her to hire Adena. Jane follows around a cute and altruistic doctor named Ben for her latest article. Scarlet’s newest board member Cleo causes Jacqueline to defend her role at the magazine.



“Fallen World” – Season 3, Episode 11
Wed June 20 – 9PM
On Syfy

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Only two weeks of The Expanse season 3 are left and things are getting intense. We’re still trying to wrap our heads around last week’s episode—we got to see Holden (Steven Strait) backed into a corner and hot damn, no wonder he’s gone off the deep end... We’re on the edge of the edge of our seats as we watch the crew try to survive everything that’s being thrown at them and man, our nerves might be too high to even enjoy our popcorn (MIGHT be*).

The Expanse airs on Syfy every Wednesday night.


From NBC:
Drummer and Ashford find themselves trapped with few options for survival. Anna tends to the wounded masses as Melba continues to hunt down her prey. The Rocinante crew struggle to survive as Naomi reunites with her true family.



“Blue is the Coldest Color” – Season 1, Episode 3
Wed June 20 – 10PM

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Things aren’t adding up for Mara (Sarah Shahi) in this week’s episode of Reverie. Virtual reality got its name for a reason and nothing is what it seems. Those side effects the show has slowly feed us are slowly pulling together like the strands of a spaced out dream. Mara’s in deeper than she can imagine and when those side effects take the form of Alexis’s (Jessica Lu) former partner Oliver Hill (John Fletcher) the show has us guessing even more than usual. Is this guy for real? If so, what else has Mara been left in the dark about? And why all the secrets anyways? Wednesday, come quick!

Reverie airs on NBC this Wednesday.


From NBC:
Alexis’s (Jessica Lu) former partner Oliver Hill (guest star John Fletcher) resurfaces and warns Mara (Sarah Shahi) that Reverie 2.0 has some dangerous side effects. Back at Onira-Tech, a BCI is stolen and Mara must go into a rogue Reverie.



Season 2
Fri June 22
On Netflix

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"This season [of Marvel’s Luke Cage] is crafted beautifully, interweaving music, history, politics, and Pan-Africanism with liberal dabs of real life black-American heroes, and the Harlem Renaissance. One of the joys of this season is the leading character: HARLEM. While dealing with internal conflicts, and adding some comic relief, Cheo Hodari Coker anchors the story in Harlem—it couldn’t be told anywhere else. The feel of the city is tactile and grounded in a sense of purpose. It drives the story and our characters, adding more depth, to leave you breathless." (read our full S2 [p]Review here) Tune into Geek Girl Riot's interview with Coker tomorrow night and binge the entire season on Friday!


From Netflix:
After a sabotaged experiment leaves him with super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage (Mike Colter) becomes a fugitive trying to rebuild his life in modern day Harlem, New York City. But he is soon pulled out of the shadows and must fight a battle for the heart of his city – forcing him to confront a past he had tried to bury.



Netflix film
Fri June 22
On Netflix


Photo: Mark Wu/Netflix

Fate is a wonderful thing, folks, and so are Netflix originals. Their new film Us & Them takes us through ten years of a relationshipups, downs, breakups, and reuniting included. You can taste the bittersweet candor with every glance, every chance meeting, in every note of the piano-led soundtrack. Rather than your typical Hollywood romance Us & Them is love in all its forms, from beginning to end, which in itself captures that warm and fuzzy sentiment of how real relationships play out.

You can stream Us & Them on Netflix from this Friday.


From Netflix:
10 years ago, during the hectic chunyun period, 2 strangers traveling home meet on the train, what follows is a journey of realizing their dreams, love, breakups. 10 years later, these not so strangers were reunited on a plane. Starring Jing Boran (Lin Jianqing) and Zhou Dongyu (Fang Xiaoxiao), and from award-winning actress and first time director, René Liu, Us & Them launches on the service June 22.



“The Fever” - Season 1, Episode 4
Sunday June 24 - 9PM

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We’re only four episodes into FX’s Pose, but we’re already so hooked on the glamor and tribulation of 1980’s New York. This week insecurities and medical problems arise, and the tension is skyrocketing. We can never guess what’s around the corner for our Queens and Kings of the balls in 80s NYC, but we do know it’ll be a celebration of loving ourselves.

Get into Pose on FX every Sunday.


From TV Guide:
Candy's insecurities about her appearance are heightened when she is criticized at a ball. Meanwhile, Blanca worries when Damon and Ricky have a medical scare that threatens to tear them apart.



“Russian Navy” – Season 2, Episode 3
Sun Jun 24 – 9PM

Claws returns to TNT this Sunday.

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From TV Guide:
Desna's relationship with Ruval deepens when he introduces her to his mother, Matilde. Polly grows concerned when Marnie continues to pull away from her.



“The Passenger” – Season 2, Episode 10
Sun Jun 17 – 9PM

Dive into Westworld every Sunday on HBO.

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“Angelville” – Season 3 premiere
Sun Jun 24 – 10PM

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Photo: AMC

Preacher is back and our intrepid crew are headed to Angelville. Comics fans, y’all know what’s upfor the rest of you, this means a family reunion. If you ever thought your relatives were bad, Jesse’s (Dominic Cooper) are ten times worse...and then triple it. Just when you think Preacher can’t get any more ridiculous it ups the ante and introduces homicidal, slightly magical (read: witchy) Gran’ma who has the ability to resurrect people...among other things. Um, yeah. This is an out of the frying pan into the fire moment for Jesse. And of course Tulip is going to have to straighten it out. We’re joining Cassidy (Joseph Gilgun) in lighting up a cigarette from the flames because this is one spectacular Greek tragedy deep in the heart of Louisiana. Come get your consomme! (...or maybe don’t...we’re gonna go with don’t.)

Preacher returns for season 3 this Sunday on AMC.


From AMC:
In an effort to save Tulip, Jesse and Cassidy take her to Jesse's family home, Angelville. Jesse reunites with the people he fears most: his family.



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