Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson
Features // 2 Articles
Reviews // 2 Articles

The Best Americana of 2012
20 Dec 2012 // 4:00 PM

Americana meant different things to different people this year, with revitalized legends and young traditionalists offering new visions of American music.

The Best Country Music of 2008
17 Dec 2008 // 2:00 PM

The year's best country music may be topped by archival releases from deceased artists, but the living managed to offer a strong alternative to the Nashvegas machine.


Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson: Wreck & Ruin
5 Dec 2012 // 4:03 PM

What keeps the music from being treacly are the sincerity in which it's sung, the sometimes coarseness of the homespun singing and playing, and the eccentricity in which they deliver the goods.

Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson: Rattlin' Bones
20 Jan 2009 // 2:00 PM

Chambers and Nicholson come in under the radar with one of the year's best country discs.

//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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