Dan Raper

Dan Raper has been writing about music for PopMatters since 2005. Prior to that he did the same thing for his college newspaper and for his school newspaper before that. Of course he also writes fiction, though his only published work is entitled "Gamma-secretase exists on the plasma membrane as an intact complex that accepts substrates and effects intramembrane cleavage". He is currently studying medicine at the University of Sydney, Australia.

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Alan Wilkis [Brooklyn, NY] | 16 Apr 2008 // 5:59 PM

Unlike many of his fellow Brooklynites, whose boundary-pushing is an aesthetic in and of itself, Alan Wilkis has no fear of pop.

The Best Electronica of 2007 | 9 Dec 2007 // 4:00 PM

As electronic music's edges bleed out all over the genre map, some sounds have been resurrected, others minimally revised, but the sum total shows a genre that, diffuse identity or not, continues to exert its pull on rock, pop, and the dancefloor.


Efterklang and the Danish National Chamber Orchestra: Performing Parades | 8 Nov 2009 // 4:00 PM

Efterklang, a Danish band, teams up with the national chamber orchestra for this CD/DVD performance of their latest album

Julian Casablancas: Phrazes for the Young | 2 Nov 2009 // 3:00 PM

The singer-songwriter of the Strokes has finally released his solo debut. The wait was worth it.

//Mixed media


"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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