Frank Zappa
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The Listener Gifted: Frank Zappa's 'Dance Me This'
12 Jul 2015 // 8:02 PM

Where should we place Dance Me This within Zappa's immense catalogue?

The Innovators
29 Jul 2008 // 5:00 PM

Sometimes changing the course of modern music can be surprisingly easy. Though their names may not be laced in the stars right next to Sinatra and Dylan, these mavericks will always be remembered for breaking boundaries, stretching the definitions of genres, and rewriting what the very notion of a "pop song" is.


Frank Zappa: Dance Me This
20 Jul 2015 // 8:20 PM

Congratulations, Frank Zappa fans, you've made it to album number 100! Time to do a little dance.

'Frank Zappa: A Token of His Extreme' Captures Great Zappa/Mothers of Invention Lineup
3 Jun 2013 // 10:10 PM

This is well worth the 38-plus year wait for an official release. Good singin', good playin'.


Remembering Frank Zappa: 17 Years Later
9 Dec 2010 // 1:00 AM

Zappa was never commercially huge for the two most uncomplicated and inexorable reasons: he didn't particularly want (or, to his credit, need) to be, and more, he couldn't be.

//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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