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Listening Ahead: Upcoming Releases for April 2013
28 Mar 2013 // 5:10 PM

April's releases feature highly anticipated returns years in the making, new work by critical faves of a current vintage, and reissues of alt-rock touchstones. Check out the early word on new albums by the Knife and Kurt Vile, as well as the 20th anniversary edition of the Breeders' Last Splash.

In Every Direction: An Interview with Junip
24 Apr 2011 // 4:00 PM

Where José González confesses to yawning on record, and the band decides to keep it in the mix.


Junip: Junip
24 Apr 2013 // 5:04 PM

Like José González's voice, Junip's self-titled second full-length rarely rises above atmospheric soft rock adequacy.

Junip: Fields
13 Sep 2010 // 4:00 PM

On their first full-length, Fields, Junip reinforce yet again the depth and reach of Jose Gonzalez's sound while setting it in a new, rumbling context.

//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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