Darius Jones and Matthew Shipp
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The Best Jazz of 2014
17 Dec 2014 // 8:10 PM

The skeptics who claim jazz is weaker than before simply aren't listening. As these 16 albums reveal, jazz remains on the cutting edge.


Darius Jones and Matthew Shipp: Cosmic Leider: The Darkseid Recital
3 Sep 2014 // 8:04 PM

Chamber jazz that cries, whispers, and aches beyond standard harmony but with focus and clarity despite being wholly improvised.

//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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