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  1. Twenty years from now, purveyors of heavy music will talk about Sweden's Christoffer Öster in tones currently reserved for folks like Chuck Schuldiner and Quorthon. Öster's old project, Totem Skin, emerged in 2012 playing a perfect fusion of D-beat, Gothenburg-style death metal, and post-black metal that may provide the blueprint for a new wave of…
  2. Canadian trio Lonely Parade are releasing a new album, The Pits, next month. So far, they've shared "Not Nice," "I'm So Tired," and "Night Cruise" from it, and today they're sharing another new track, "Olive Green," the last single before the album officially comes out. It's a knotty, emotional piece about stunted growth and learning…
  3. One of the dumbest controversies in recent months came after the country star Eric Church, in a Rolling Stone cover profile, made some extremely mild criticisms of the NRA and said that he might've voted for Bernie Sanders over Donald Trump. (Church had played at the Las Vegas country festival where scores of people were…
  4. Reeseynem's unrestrained jubilance reminds me of his Chicago neighbor Chance The Rapper -- or at least it does on his new single "What's The Hook," which features Chance. It's a bright and playful bounce marked by squelching neon synths and smooth, surging brass that would sound right at home on Coloring Book or, say, Graduation.
  5. The new movie Mile 22 is the latest cinematic team-up between Mark Wahlberg and director Peter Berg, who just got done making three different movies about true-story tragedies in recent American history. This time around, they've gone with a fictional story about American special-forces types trying to get an informant out of a Southeast Asian…