THE FREEGAN DIALOGUES

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Olivia thirlby stars in—and believes in—Eve Ensler’s new play “O.P.C.”

DANCING AT THE DISCOTHEQUE WITH STARS

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“People who fell in love with Funeral and You Forgot It In People were having sex for the first time and getting stoned for the first time and wanting to move out of their house and realizing that life sucks — aka growing up. We happened to be lucky enough to be there.”

TALKING WITH MEATBODIES (NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH MEATLOAF)

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Chad Ubovich has been hiding behind Ty Segall, FUZZ, and Mikal Cronin onstage. But on his friends’ tours, Ubovich was busy writing his own material under the moniker Meatbodies, and now he’s making a remarkable debut.

THREE RAP HISTORIANS AND A MICROPHONE: TURNING THE TAPE RECORDER ON HIP-HOP AUTHOR BRIAN COLEMAN

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With the publication of Check the Technique Volume 2 on October 14, Coleman puts forth an impressive 544 pages and 25 chapters of new material, complete with more than 350 images for 80 interviews with rap legends ranging from Ice Cube and 3rd Bass, to Stetasonic and Mantronix, to MF Doom and Mos Def.

GETTING EXPERIMENTAL WITH BUKE AND GASE

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Brooklyn DIY multi-instrumentalists Arone Dyer and Aron Sanchez are gearing up for their third full-length, but being such a musical tour de force, the path to get there is more crooked than ever.

THE NEW TESTAMENT OF CHRISTOPHER OWENS

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Ex-Girls frontman Christopher Owens happened to be a highly religious cult member, but he’s run off to California to make the country music that’s always been in the back of his mind.