Kirstie Shanley
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I Believe in the Good of Indiepop: An Interview with the Hidden Cameras | 24 Feb 2010 // 3:00 PM

PopMatters sits down with Joel Gibb -- leader of the indie-pop consortium the Hidden Cameras -- to discuss everything from socialized medicine to Stereolab.


Guided by Voices: 13 October 2010 - Chicago | 17 Oct 2010 // 4:00 PM

It wasn’t difficult to see that the primary thing that has made past shows great, Robert Pollard’s quirky personality, continues to permeate the most recent sets with greatness.

Wild Nothing: 7 October 2010: Chicago | 12 Oct 2010 // 1:45 AM

The music is something infinitely cherishable and a treat to witness flooding around fans in a live setting. Wild Nothing tunes are also perfect for blasting on your stereo at home.


Avi Buffalo: 20 October 2010 - Chicago | 22 Oct 2010 // 12:00 AM

A mere six months has passed since Avi Buffalo emerged on the indie music scene with their debut self-titled album and the band is already touching audiences far beyond the reaches of the West Coast.

Ólöf Arnalds: 18 October 2010 - Chicago | 21 Oct 2010 // 3:30 AM

Ólöf Arnalds recalls an Icelandic Joni Mitchell with a swooning wholesome voice that is rich with a sense of personality and strength as a female singer/songwriter.

//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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