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Hercules & Love Affair's Andy Butler Talks New Album, Spirituality & Queer Allyship

If Hercules & Love Affair's previous album The Feast of the Broken Heart was a revelatory compilation of dance floor anthems, their new record Omnion (out Friday, Sept. 1) is a collection of glittery nu-disco hymns to queer sexuality, loving oneself, and repenting for past mistakes. It begins with a heartfelt appeal to the divine and comes around again with a hopeful look at the world with brand new eyes.
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'Project Rap Rabbit' creators Keiichi Yano and Masaya Matsuura spit gold bars in our interview

Project Rap Rabbit is a collaboration between two visionaries of the music video game scene: Masaya Matsuura of PaRappa the Rapper and Um Jammer Lammy fame, and Keiichi Yano, responsible for games like Elite Beat Agents and Lips. The project is currently seeking funding via Kickstarter, and if all goes well we could see one of the coolest music and rhythm games this side of Rez!
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Camilla Luddington On Tomb Raider, Lara Croft as a Sex Symbol, and Learning to Die

Lara Croft has been evolving ever since she got her start in 1996's classic Tomb Raider, but the beloved adventuress made her most dramatic breakthrough in 2010, when the gorgeous and talented Camilla Luddington (Grey's Anatomy) took up the role. The stunning English actress provides both the motion capture and voice of the iconic video game femme fatale, and she's brought an entirely new dimension to Croft by way of personality, looks, and spirit.