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.
Wild Nothing: Life of Pause
'Sun Ra: a Joyful Noise' and the Joy of Ra's Mythocracy
The Nebulas Are Not About Elitism, But About Giving a Platform to Good Sci-fi Stories
The X-Files: Season 10, Episode 4 - "Home Again"
Mercy Street: Season 1, Episode 4 - "The Belle Alliance"
'The Witness': Puzzles Are Teachers, Puzzles Are Bullies
Tindersticks: The Waiting Room
Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto: The Revenant
"There are moments in games that capture the feud waged in ourselves between hope and despair.