Stefan Braidwood
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Counting Snowflakes... | 27 Dec 2004 // 6:00 PM

'Asking me to rate albums of one genre against one another is a little like asking me how many gears I want on my tuna, so here's a trawl through some of the amazing music I've come to love over the past 12 months, sorted loosely by genre.'

How Hip-Hop Music Is Slowly Transcending Its Circular Culture | 27 Jul 2004 // 7:00 PM

If it is to stand any chance of representing a people, then hip-hop must be allowed that most fundamental of human compulsions: to grow, to transcend its own limitations, to change.


'The Girl in the Road' Blends Genres Into a Rich, Sensuous Broth | 7 Nov 2014 // 1:00 AM

In its heartfelt, humorous appraisal of the shocking beauty of life, all scars and suffering included, The Girl in the Road is profoundly generous and humane writing.

Quantic: Magnetica | 9 Jun 2014 // 8:05 PM

Quantic's journey into Tropicália continues with another fine slice of mellow grooves, zesty vocals and full-bodied percussion. It's a well-rounded platter, fresh from around the globe.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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