Great Lake Swimmers
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Slipped Discs 2012 - Part 1: From Antibalas to Kowloon Walled City
3 Feb 2013 // 4:10 PM

The two-day 2012 edition of Slipped Discs -- where we feature great albums that missed our Best Albums of 2012 -- kicks off with PopMatters writers offering their personal picks for some of the best records of last year.


Great Lake Swimmers: A Forest of Arms
23 Apr 2015 // 8:04 PM

A solid album with a number of beguiling songs and a lot of spirit, A Forest of Arms is the sound of a band well into their musical journey, with many more miles still to go.

Great Lake Swimmers: New Wild Everywhere
10 Apr 2012 // 5:00 PM

This is a charming and solid album, but for all Dekkar's ability to evoke landscape in his lyrics, their effect is dulled without a recording atmosphere to match them.

//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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