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‘Man Seeking Woman’ Takes Exciting New Direction

‘Man Seeking Woman’ Takes Exciting New Direction

| Thursday, March 9, 2017

The dating scene is a tired subject. Countless television shows have attempted to perfectly capture the multi-headed beast that is finding love. The central concept behind Simon Rich’s “Man Seeking Woman” is disarmingly simple. The show transforms our relationships’ incidental anxiety, conflict and heartbreak into the melodramatic film and read more

The early ’90s in the late ’10s: Is shoegaze back?

The early ’90s in the late ’10s: Is shoegaze back?

| Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Unique among the hundreds upon hundreds of records that I have listened to over the course of my lifetime, My Bloody Valentine’s “Loveless” comes close to perfect. With its arduously perfectionist engineering, its unusual pseudo-pop sensibility and its masterful blend of tenderness and abrasiveness, the record — released to read more

Bruno Major rises among the stars

Bruno Major rises among the stars

| Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Bruno Mars, Italian guys and pizza joints can make way for a new Bruno — Bruno Major. The North-London-based artist, who broke out onto the music scene in 2013 with his single “Home,” is ensuring with his most recent work that when you search“Bruno” on Google — between the “Uptown read more

Passion Pit reaches out

Passion Pit reaches out

| Monday, March 6, 2017

On Friday, Michael Angelakos, better known as the band Passion Pit, released the ninth single in three weeks from his upcoming project “Tremendous Sea of Love.” If that sounds like a lot of singles, that’s probably because it is. His last album had 10 songs total. This incredible productivity isn’t read more

‘Drunk’ Thundercat finds his groove

‘Drunk’ Thundercat finds his groove

| Monday, March 6, 2017

Thundercat is ready to have some fun again. The vocalist and bass virtuoso born Stephen Bruner has spent the last few years lending his sound to generation-defining albums by Flying Lotus, Kamasi Washington and Kendrick Lamar. Bruner’s sinewy bass parts and keening backing vocals were a reliable source of read more

FTT’s ‘I and You’

FTT’s ‘I and You’

| Thursday, March 2, 2017

Lauren Gunderson’s 2014 “I and You” revolves around the story of Caroline, a chronically ill teenage girl, who is visited by a mysterious boy, insisting that he needs her to help him with his project about Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass.” From the start, the Film, Television and Theater read more