Sean Padilla
Reviews // 23 Articles

Leila: Blood, Looms and Blooms | 3 Aug 2008 // 5:00 PM

After an eight-year absence, Björk's right-hand woman returns with an excellent album that tweaks the down-tempo trip-hop of yore just enough to avoid becoming anachronistic.

Swervedriver | 27 Jul 2008 // 5:00 PM

Returning from a nine-year hiatus, Swervedriver fused the ethereal textures of shoegaze with the heavy riffs and hard rhythms of grunge and came close to replicating the densely layered arrangements found on their records.

//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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