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Kali EP

Emily Bell & the Talkbacks

Back with a new sound, and invoking the Hindu goddess of destruction, Emily Bell set some high expectations with her new Kali EP.

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Snake Hill EP

Wyland

New Jersey-based Wyland dropped their Snake Hill EP last month and it’s everything we want in an alternative rock album.

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American Gods

Bryan Fuller, Michael Green

It’s enthralling but what makes American Gods irresistible is it serves up something many series lack: Truth. A truth so fearlessly real it grabs you by the shirt and pulls you into the screen.

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FREE FIRE

Ben Wheatley

If Martin Scorsese midwifed Tarantino and Guy Ritchie’s cinematic love child.

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Life Like An Anchor

The Upset Victory

The Upset Victory are a seduction you’ll be powerless to resist—and you won’t even want to try.

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The Handmaid's Tale

Reed Morano, Mike Barker, Floria Sigismondi

The Handmaid’s Tale is a dystopia that lets us see how small our individual lives become under these kinds of totalitarian regimes.

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The Fate of the Furious

F. Gary Gray

Eight chapters into the Fast and Furious franchise and the first question isn’t whether or not the latest movie is good. You’ve already made your decision—probably long before Fast Five. At this point it’s not about how many stars or tomatoes we throw at this thing. What matters most is one question:

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Disposable

Super American

Making super American pop punk that’ll have you saying #relatable at every turn, the New York musicians just released an album that’ll remind you of summer 2017 for years to come.

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Geekerella: A Fangirl Fairy Tale

Ashley Poston

Fandoms and fairy tales collide in Ashley Poston’s Geekerella, the story of a girl, a boy, and the reboot of their favorite TV show.

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Lovely, Little, Lonely

The Maine

Here’s to now, and to nothing else, because The Maine’s Lovely, Little, Lonely is finally here. If they can figure out how to top this one, it’ll be time to crown them the kings of alternative rock.