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Thursday, December 5 2013

The Great Scores: ‘The Fountain’s Sonic Road to Awe

Clint Mansell’s score for Darren Aronofsky’s metaphysical science fiction film, The Fountain, is a masterpiece of both film music and contemporary art music.


Friday, August 30 2013

Afropunk Fest: 25 August 2013 - Brooklyn, NY (Day 2 Photos)

Within contains thoughts on the entirety of Afropunk Fest and photos from Day 2, including Big Freedia and Vintage Trouble.


Wednesday, May 29 2013

‘no one has to die’ Tells the Story of Death in Video Games

The magic of video games is that save points, continues, and respawns offer the promise of inevitable resurrection, an unending experience even after we have lost all three of our lives.


Thursday, December 8 2011

Yuck: Yuck (Deluxe Edition)

The shoegazing Brits re-release their excellent February debut album along with a bonus EP; a nice addition for fans, a must-have for the uninitiated.


Wednesday, October 26 2011

Dead Again: Notes on the Impermanence of the Virtual Body

In video games, dying becomes useful, functional, pedagogical. In some games, it is consequential. However, such pain ironically can magnify the pleasure of play.


Sunday, September 12 2010

Mogwai: Special Moves/Burning

Most bands would be adequately represented by this fine live album, but the Glaswegan quintet's live presence is so immense that records can't really do it justice.


Tuesday, August 17 2010

Jeffery Deaver Electrically Charges Thrillers

An electrician goes postal in this latest case of brilliant villainy for Lincoln Rhyme, the insightful criminalist who directs his investigation from a wheelchair.


Tuesday, April 27 2010

Curtains: Adventures of an Undertaker-in-Training by Tom Jokinen

Warning: Many people died in the making of this book. Second warning: It’s hilarious.


Something to Do with Death (Columns) [5.Jan.09]
The Best Re-Issues of 2008 (Features) [18.Dec.08]
Mogwai: The Hawk Is Howling (Reviews) [23.Sep.08]
Mogwai, Daedelus, The Spinto Band… (Mixed Media) [28.Aug.08]
Mogwai: Young Team (Reviews) [16.Jul.08]
Mogwai (Reviews) [9.Jun.06]
Mogwai: Mr. Beast (Reviews) [4.May.06]
Mogwai (Reviews) [27.Mar.06]
    Mogwai: My Father My King (Reviews) [22.Oct.01]
    Mogwai: Rock Action (Reviews) [23.Apr.01]
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