From AmpLive to Damien Jurado, PopMatters offers up the first batch of Slipped Discs, 40 great albums that didn't quite make our year-end list in 2008, but our writers thought belonged there.
Play Out the Play: Orson Welles’ Chimes at Midnight
Hieroglyphic Being: The Disco's of Imhotep
On Friedrich Nietzsche's Early Intellectual, Emotional, and Spiritual Development
The Frightnrs: Nothing More to Say
'Planetes' Should Be Required Baggage on the First Mission to Mars
Negură Bunget: ZI
Neil Gaiman Takes on a Different Perspective
"Sometimes stories need to end badly in order to be really good.