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Thursday, December 4 2014

Vyc Vypyr: A Hero’s Grave Part One

Is this old school speed metal album entertaining and exciting? Oh hells yes!


Neil Gaiman and P. Craig Russell’s ‘Graveyard Books’ Are Deliciously Scary Adaptations

These two graphic novel versions of The Graveyard Book preserve everything good about the original and add the benefit of visual interpretation by a number of fine artists.


‘The Red Tent’ Has Regaled Readers for 17 Years, and It Remains as Powerful as Ever

Anita Diamant’s storytelling is exceptional. There’s something here for everyone in a work which is an unquestioned masterpiece of historical fiction.


The Best Americana of 2014

If forced to define Americana, it's the one genre where honest craftsmanship is required, respected, and rewarded, something the best of 2014 lived up to.


Wednesday, December 3 2014

Pop Unmuted 6: Listening to the Internet and Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk”

On Episode Six of Pop Unmuted, we discuss the effects of online music streaming and the postmodernism of Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars's "Uptown Funk".


The Cream of Cream: Their 10 Best Songs

These ten selections, some more obscure than others, are chosen to represent the songs where the British power trio was most focused, most locked-in, and most original.


The Politics of Performance: Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping

Like many avant-gardists before them, Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping view their performances not as an artistic practice or profession, but as an orientation toward life.


The Best Indie Pop of 2014

It's hard to see how any lover of indie pop could find the field of choices lacking in 2014, a year when the top ten albums are just the tip of the iceberg.


Mary J. Blige: The London Sessions

Genuine artistic growth or a cheap ploy to adhere to popular culture's latest trend in music?


Skydiggers: Angels

This Christmas album from a veteran Canadian roots rock group is not your standard album of holiday carols, which is a bold and courageous move.


20 Questions: Jen Wood (Features) [2.Dec.14]
The Best Indie Rock of 2014 (Features) [2.Dec.14]
The 10 Best Flaming Lips Sci-Fi Songs (Sound Affects) [26.Nov.14]
Prawn: Settled EP (Capsule Reviews) [25.Nov.14]
Andy Stott: Faith in Strangers (Reviews) [25.Nov.14]
The Bug vs Earth: Boa / Cold (Reviews) [25.Nov.14]
Parkay Quarts: Content Nausea (Reviews) [25.Nov.14]
Restorations: LP3 (Reviews) [25.Nov.14]
Raspberry Bulbs: Privacy (Reviews) [24.Nov.14]
Banda Los Recoditos: Sueño XXX (Reviews) [24.Nov.14]
Dana Stephens: Peace (Reviews) [21.Nov.14]
DOC NYC 2014: ‘Citizenfour’ (Reviews) [19.Nov.14]
Sam Hunt: Montevallo (Reviews) [19.Nov.14]
Arca: Xen (Reviews) [17.Nov.14]
Steve Aoki: Neon Future I (Reviews) [17.Nov.14]
Roll the Dice: Until Silence (Reviews) [17.Nov.14]
Big K.R.I.T.: Cadillactica (Reviews) [14.Nov.14]
Kevin Drumm: Wrong Intersection (Reviews) [14.Nov.14]
Frank Kimbrough: Quartet (Reviews) [14.Nov.14]
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