Author: Camiele

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Philadelphia (1993)

In a time when homosexuality was still very much taboo, Jonathan Demme dares give what many dubbed in the late 80s/early 90s as the “gay plague” very careful consideration, and by extension highlight the element most neglected therein — the human element.

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James Erich – Seidman

Steeped in the Norse mythology of Iceland, James Erich’s story is as much a spiritual awakening as it is a warm embrace for young teens trying to come to grips with their sexuality.

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Taiyo Matsumoto – Black & White

There are some manga that manage to push the understanding of human nature to the very edges of its periphery. Taiyō Matsumoto’s Black & White cracks open your psyche and forces you to put your morals into hard focus.

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XIA – Tarantallegra

I can’t say I was completely prepared for this album. However, starting from the interlude you can tell that Tarantallegra is a completely different party monster all together.

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INFINITE – The Chaser

The badass dancers from INFINITE are back wtih their single The Chaser. I don’t pretend to know much about the group, but I gotta say the video’s kinda on the amazing side.

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Emeli Sandé – My Kind of Love

The fourth single from UK vocalist and songwriter Emeli Sandé’s debut album Our Version of Events was released in late April. And while I am, admittedly, late to the party in terms of my personal discovery of Sandé, my enthusiasm for her talent should be enough to make up for it.

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How R&B Has Lost Its Soul

How is it that a form of music so integral to the individualization of Black Americans becomes something of a farce in their hands? While it’s a debate that’s been beaten like the proverbial dead horse, it’s one that still bears consideration.