Steve Slagg
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Steve Slagg is a songwriter, music journalist and tech geek living in Chicago. You can follow his songs, his blog or his tweets, or e-mail him at steve (dot) slagg (at) gmail (dot) com.

Reviews // 6 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles

Abigail Washburn: City of Refuge | 27 Feb 2011 // 3:00 PM

Abigail Washburn is a bluegrass artist with a global focus, and on City of Refuge, she collaborates with indie rock artists, including the Decemberists' producer Tucker Martine and guitarist Chris Funk.

The McMakens: Sleep Easy | 15 Dec 2010 // 3:00 PM

The gorgeous, eclectic debut from Chicago husband-and-wife duo the McMakens jumps from traditional folk to '90s-throwback chick-rock to alt-country to weird jazz-chamber fusion, channeling the Americana of Hem and Over the Rhine but establishing a sound all its own.

//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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