Chris Baynes
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Remember to Forget: The Twilight Sad Interview | 13 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM

With the recent release of their second album, the Twilight Sad are poised for that ever-elusive "next level". PopMatters talks with lead singer James Graham about life on the road, and on the dole.

The Best Debut Albums of 2009 | 7 Dec 2009 // 3:00 PM

The best debuts are exciting not only for what they promise, but for what they deliver, too. Think of these ten albums not as what could be, but also what already is: the best debut records of 2009.


Field Music: Field Music (Measure) | 18 Feb 2010 // 3:00 PM

Pulled off with a busy insouciance, Measure is record bulging with ideas, every one shrunk to miniature and promptly dispensed with to allow for the next.

Lightspeed Champion: Life Is Sweet! Nice to Meet You | 17 Feb 2010 // 3:00 PM

Album number two sees Devonté Hynes move his dewy-eyed melancholy pop from the bedroom to the big time.

//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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