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Primavera Sound drops spectacular 2018 lineup

The vibrant affair Primavera Sound has announced a stunning 2018 lineup. Over 200 artists across a bevy of genres front the eighteenth edition set for May 28–June 3 in Barcelona.Primavera Sound lends a glimpse into generational references with a pulse on contemporary music. The bill presents a push towards comprehensiveness, grrrl power, and once in a […]

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Guardians of the Galaxy Is Leading The Unlikely Cassette Tape Revival

Nostalgia is about more than pop culture. Often, it’s about technology. The way old machines feel, and sound, and look, and the sense of both simplicity and inaccessibility that comes with them. They’re not as fancy as what we have now, but they’re also a little arcane. Like old magic.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Best and Worst Television Moments of 2017

Holy crap was there a lot of television this year. While we’ve already covered our best and worst shows of the year, there were many specific moments in these series, as well as memorable highlights from shows that didn’t make it into our Top 10 list, that we’d be remiss to not highlight—or remind you […]

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‘Stranger Things 2’ soundtrack gets the vinyl release it deserves

Last year, Stranger Things exploded into one of the top pop culture highlights of 2016 and the hype around the second season of Netflix’s 80s fetishizing smash hit has largely picked up and progressed from exactly where the show’s pilot season left off. The sci-fi sensation is an authentic examination and homage to the 1980’s matched with a […]

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Stranger Things composers break down main title theme on ‘Song Exploder’

Netflix‘s original series Stranger Things is the streaming service’s hottest show for the second straight year.Initially released in July of 2016, the nostalgia-steeped series has since been nominated for 18 Emmys and even went on to win the Emmy for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music.The show’s composers Michael Stein and Kyle Dixon of the synth-led electronica outfit S […]

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The Stranger Things 2 Soundtrack Is Good Work Music

For a horror soundtrack, Stranger Things 2 feels very… productive. The rhythmic synths don’t evoke a Lovecraftian monster so much as a gently churning supercomputer. This makes for a great soundtrack to your work day. Cue it up on Spotify and get in the zone.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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BAIT And Stranger Things Will Be Releasing A 2nd Pair Of Reeboks This Weekend

Coming fresh off the release of their Reebok Ex-O-Fit Clean Hi last week, sneaker boutique BAIT has teamed up once again with the Netflix hit show Stranger Things, Ghostbusters, and Reebok for another release. 33 Years after the incidents surrounding Hawkins, Indiana, artifacts that have been archived for examination have been brought to light. The BAIT x […]

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Explaining Stranger Things’ most obscure reference

The Dragon’s Lair prowess of the Stranger Things gang isn’t the only unbelievable sight inside the series’ era-appropriate arcade. The Palace is filled with recognizable cabinets—Dig Dug, Asteroids, Galaga—but buried in its backroom is a curious machine that even the most ardent retro game fans wouldn’t recognize: …Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Senate Democrats Do Not Understand Stranger Things

The White House’s long-awaited tax plan is supposed to be officially unveiled tomorrow after details of how the proposal would immediately raise taxes on the middle class were reported on by multiple outlets. In preparation for tomorrow’s news, the Senate Democrats decided to get with the times through pop culture.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Stranger Things Season Two Is Still Full Of Great Cars With One Notable Mistake

Last year, we reveled in the ‘80s-tastic nostalgia-porn of Stranger Things, and, predictable bastard I am, wrote about all of the period cars used in the series. Season two was released last Friday, and over the weekend sweet, loyal Jalopnik readers were already all over my ass to do this again for the new series.…Read […]

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Come on, Stranger Things, no one ever got that far in Dragon’s Lair

In a premiere episode that saw titanic hellbeasts looming over a fire-choked horizon, a young boy perilously trapped between reality and a grim alternate dimension, criminal teens evading the cops with their psionic abilities, and a high schooler driving a bitching Camaro, Stranger Things’ second season has already…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Spotify Will Now Make You a Custom Stranger Things Playlist

After marketing stunts that’ve included a Netflix countdown clock and “Strange Mode” themed Lyft rides, one more charming Stranger Things gimmick to add to the mix: tied to today’s season two release, Spotify has rolled out custom playlists themed to different characters on the show, and will analyze your listening…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Watch Stranger Things composers create sci-fi soundscapes at the Moog factory

Anticipation for the beloved, nostalgia-ridden sci-fi hit Stranger Things has undoubtedly been at an all-time high this past month and, with the release of the second season, finally crested.Between the deliverance of synth-led S U R V I V E’s dark soundtrack for the Netflix original and the desire to escape to much simpler, ostensibly blissful times, Stranger Things‘ […]

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