Alan Brown
Reviews // 193 Articles

The Plimsouls: Beach Town Confidential | 15 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM

Recorded in Huntington Beach in 1983, this melodic white-hot power-pop ball of energy blows away any previous Plimsouls live recording you may have heard.

Henry's Funeral Shoe: Donkey Jacket | 12 Oct 2011 // 3:59 PM

Crossing the borderline between electric-blues-powered rock-a-boogie and acoustic country-blues, this great second album builds upon the first and makes you long to hear the third.

//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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