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’13 Sep 28 Sat
’13 Sep 5 Thu
Thursday 5th September
Janelle Monáe has big ideas and great songs – but can she turn them into major commercial success this time round?
On the website of the Wondaland Arts Society, the Atlanta collective of which Janelle Monáe is a linchpin member, there is a video treatment for her most recent single, Dance Apocalyptic. Most of its ideas ended up on the cutting-room floor, but they offer at least some clarification about about the future dystopia that Monáe's albums depict. It is a world in which humans are forced to wear cages on their heads, presumably by a totalitarian regime with a thing about heavy-handed symbolism. Even then, they look down upon androids, which would of course include the android/singer Cindi Merryweather, the persona Monáe introduced – even giving interviews in character – on her 2010 album, The Archandroid.
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’13 Jul 12 Fri
Friday 12th July
Walls | A*M*E | All Dom Wrong | VV Brown | The xx | Avril Lavigne
PICK OF THE WEEK
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’12 Jun 1 Fri
Friday 1st June
This week, many members of the Pitchfork and Pitchfork.tv staffs headed to Barcelona for the San Miguel Primavera Sound Festival. There's no full Pitchfork Weekly this week, but check out a teaser for next week's episode:
Subscribe to Pitchfork's YouTube channel and stay tuned every Friday for new episodes of "Pitchfork Weekly."
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’12 Jan 7 Sat