By Steve Jansen
As a precursor to PopMatters' upcoming retrospective on music in 1991, Sound Affects takes at look at 15 pivotal tracks from the year where dance music's potential to amaze seemed boundless.
No 'Idiot Brain' Is an Island
Everything Was Fine Until It Wasn't: 'The Ends of the World'
UNKLE: The Road, Part 1
Sannhet: So Numb
'ORAKL' Brilliantly Breathes New Life Into Georg Trakl's Poetry
Tyshawn Sorey: Verisimilitude
Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer: Not Dark Yet
How It Slips Away: 'The Breaking Point' Crosses Hemingway With Noir
"An ability to manipulate a collective is a hint at what a little boy's power as an individual might be.