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The Best New and Emerging Artists of 2011
29 Dec 2011 // 3:00 PM

The year's best new and emerging artists range across the musical spectrum from forward thinking R&B to classic soul, from a bevy of exciting new hip-hop talent to great new hopes for indie rock and Americana. 2011 shows that music is always pushing forward even as it dips into the past.

The 2011 Artists of the Year
28 Dec 2011 // 3:00 PM

This year's top artists are a diverse lot represented by two of the world's biggest pop divas, a plethora of critically adored indie faves, some new talents emerging from the hip-hop underground, a couple of veteran Americana acts, and a few alt-rock legends among many more.


EMA: The Future's Void
24 Apr 2014 // 8:05 PM

On her second album, EMA looks at isolation and overexposure in the digital age. Fortunately for us she has songs able to match her ambition.

EMA: 14 March 2012 - Toronto
8 Apr 2012 // 8:40 PM

The great trick of the record is that we come away from it with the feeling that we know her intimately. But, could she pull this off onstage?


EMA - "Active Shooter" (Singles Going Steady)
15 Oct 2015 // 7:00 AM

The medium being the message may award EMA extra points.

EMA - "Satellites" (stream)
11 Dec 2013 // 6:31 AM

EMA, aka Erika M. Anderson, formerly half of Gowns with Ezra Buchla, released her excellent, heart-smashing debut, Past Life Martyred Saints, in 2011 and then faded from view.

//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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