Cole Stryker
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Cole Stryker covers music for PopMatters from New York.

Features // 5 Articles
Reviews // 30 Articles

We Dance to the Beat: A Brief Chat with Robyn | 4 Oct 2010 // 12:00 AM

Taking a break from releasing relentless touring for her three (count 'em!) albums out this year, Robyn talks the about the current American reception to dance music, bringing people to tears, and the difficulties of getting into a bumblebee costume ...

The Final Say: An Interview With Lackthereof | 9 Sep 2008 // 4:59 PM

Danny Seim lives out his musical ideal, and he's even found an extra microphone.


David Bazan: 13 October 2009 - Washington, DC | 23 Nov 2009 // 3:00 PM

Bazan invites questions from the audience, and inevitably, one or two come from disappointed, even heartbroken fans who want to know for sure if Bazan's given up on God, or put another way, given up on them.

Future of the Left: 29 October 2009 - Washington, DC | 22 Nov 2009 // 3:00 PM

Come on, people. Stop sleeping on one of the most invigorating bands to come down the pike in years.

//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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