Eric Allen Been
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The Best Live Albums of 2010 | 16 Dec 2010 // 3:00 PM

Successful live albums are challenging things, judged by their ability to adequately portray the power of a performance. 2010 proved that even a strong crop of carefully staged and recorded recent shows could still be overshadowed by legendary sets of the past.


TV on the Radio: Nine Types of Light | 11 Apr 2011 // 4:00 AM

TV on the Radio's newfound sensitivity on Nine Types of Light is a sign of a maturing band that has less to prove but still the same vigorous capacity to make magnificent music.

!!! : Jamie, My Intentions Are Bass | 14 Mar 2011 // 3:56 PM

Nothing is awful on !!!'s remix EP Jamie, My Intentions Are Bass—indeed most of it is at least moderately enjoyable—but like most of these things, it’s ultimately forgettable.


Odd Future Announce Tour Dates | 12 Apr 2011 // 11:17 PM

//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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