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This week... PINS, Arcade Fire, Thundercat, Missy Elliott, Aristophanes, Bonobo, Anohni and Matt Martians.
Justin Kelly’s lithe and hypnotically gripping new thriller King Cobra centres on the real-life 2007 murder of a gay porn producer and succeeds thanks to some deeply committed performances across the board.
In more ways than one, 2016 was a startling year for horror, with real-life events far outstripping any terrors or unexpected shocks on the screen.
This year’s best, and indeed most important, albums seem to reflect the terrifying complexity of the world we’re in right now.
Who am I? Just some dufus who likes music. Who are you? Just some other dufus who likes music. Let's hang out and listen to the best songs of 2016.
In this edition of our best new songs of the week round-up, we include a brand new single from Laura Marling, a new video from Health, some ambient pleasantness from Burial, plus excellent new tracks from a bunch of artists who should definitely be on your radar - Ta’East, Fufanu, Actrese, Panda Cam and The Linedots.
Kiyoshi Kurosawa, the director of classic J-horror Pulse, delivers a less supernatural and more home-based terror with his new film Creepy. A disturbing thriller that proves you should never interact with your neighbours.
Dearest Sister is a terrific, delicately-paced tale of second sight and morality gone askew, helmed by a master of slow burning menace and wry observation.
And by 'this week' I mean nine best new songs from last week and maybe one left over from the weekend. Featuring Childish Gambino, Run the Jewels & The xx.
Train to Busan may not be the most original horror film, but it ploughs through the standard zombie clichés with its decomposing hand rigidly pressed down on the throttle
On this week's best new music round-up we welcome the return of Run the Jewels, Le Tigre, Pussy Riot, Sleigh Bells and a Corin Tucker supergroup.
For a 14th chapter in a movie franchise, Doctor Strange achieves a surprising number of firsts for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but also highlights its worst underlying problem.
Hamilton Leithauser returns with his second post-Walkmen album, I Had a Dream That You Were Mine, with Rostam Batmanglij (ex Vampire Weekend) providing the backing.
By the end of S U R V I V E's RR7349 you’ll be left breathless and terrified, but you’ll live to fight another day. A perfect ending to any 80s horror.
Here are this week's best new songs, featuring Chromatics, Lou Barlow, The Weeknd, The Veils, LIANA, John Carpenter and Weyes Blood