Chris Conaton
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//Features

Faith No More: The Real Thing and Angel Dust (Reissues) | 13 Jul 2015 // 9:00 PM

While not exactly half-assed, Rhino's reissues of Faith No More's best-known albums aren't quite as good as they could be. The Real Thing finally gets a much-needed remaster, at least.

Days in and Days Out of Hall H: Comic-Con International 2012 | 23 Jul 2012 // 9:40 PM

Attending the various panels in Hall H at Comic Con can require a lot of planning and may take up your whole day.

//Reviews

Kjartan Sveinsson: Der Klang der Offenbarung des Göttlichen | 14 Dec 2016 // 8:20 PM

Former Sigur Rós pianist Kjartan Sveinsson's first major orchestral work is an intriguing listen for patient listeners. The fourth movement is worth the price of admission alone.

The Hold Steady: Almost Killed Me / Separation Sunday (Deluxe Editions) | 13 Dec 2016 // 8:25 PM

Craig Finn's spoken vocals are a barrier to entry, but the Hold Steady's first two albums literally contain the beginning of the story. These deluxe editions have enough strong extras to warrant a look.

//Blogs

Previewing Comic-Con 2012 | 9 Jul 2012 // 9:45 PM

The biggest pop culture gathering in North America kicks off Wednesday night. How has Comic-Con responded to last year's problems, and what are the most interesting events taking place at this year's show?

Bubbling Under the 75 Best Albums of 2011: Fountains of Wayne | 14 Dec 2011 // 12:00 AM

This week we presented our Best 75 Albums of 2011. Here are several more just bubbling under the top 75...

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Playing to Lose: The Tragedy of 'This Is the Police'

// Moving Pixels

"Video gamers are not accustomed to playing to lose.

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