Alexander Heigl
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Alex Heigl is a writer and musician living in Brooklyn. His writing can be found at, and he plays bass in the Brother Reverend ( Follow him on Twitter @AlexHeigl.

Reviews // 10 Articles
Blogs // 7 Articles

Squarepusher: Ufabulum | 17 Jun 2012 // 5:05 PM

Tom Jenkinson's not reinventing the wheel on his latest Squarepusher album, though that wheel does spin thrillingly on occasion.

Rocky Votolato: Television of Saints | 30 Apr 2012 // 5:00 PM

With such a copacetic approach to music-making, it's unlikely that Votolato will be doing anything but preaching to the converted for quite some time.


The 10 Best Tortoise Songs | 26 Feb 2013 // 11:00 PM

Tortoise's music is nearly impossible to pin down. So, let's try to do just that, shall we?

The 15 Best Tom Waits Songs | 8 Jan 2013 // 11:00 PM

From apocalyptic blues boasts to backwoods chant-alongs, here are 15 songs that encapsulate Sir Tom's incredibly varied career.

//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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