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Sincerely Strange and Beautiful Music
11 May 2005 // 8:03 PM

Better known as Aqualung, Matt Hales is moving from advertisement to attraction.


Aqualung: Magnetic North
20 Apr 2010 // 4:00 PM

There's a refreshing aspect to the personal sound of Magnetic North that many artists, when being so introspective, completely neglect: the soul need not be permanently tortured.

Aqualung: Words and Music
22 Oct 2008 // 5:00 PM

Caution must be taken to avoid listening too hard lest you risk inescapable boredom.


I Heart Adult Alternative: Failing at Being a Hipster
19 Oct 2010 // 12:30 AM

An unfairly named, unfairly shunned, and completely unhip genre, adult alternative, in my opinion, is producing some of the best new music these days, and you don't have to be a project manager with two kids and a suburban home to enjoy it. Here I examine three examples of the best records in said genre from this year.

//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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