Amel Larrieux
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Best Albums of 2006
22 Dec 2006 // 11:00 PM

At long last, the annual rite of passage, the "best of" list... Here's PopMatters picks for the best 60 records of 2006.

Best R&B of 2006
13 Dec 2006 // 2:00 PM

Mike Joseph's picks for the year's best in R&B include manly soul men, retro futurists, sex-you-up lyricists, and one funky Jehovah's Witness.


Amel Larrieux: Lovely Standards
29 May 2007 // 5:00 PM

On this cover album, Larrieux tries out her R&B chops in a jazz context.

Amel Larrieux: Morning
4 May 2006 // 6:00 PM

An Ode to Amel Larrieux: on how to follow a masterpiece, why the label "Neo-Soul" must be destroyed, and how to deal in The Twilight Zone, oops, I mean "the music industry".

//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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