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The Best Indie-Pop of 2013
4 Dec 2013 // 8:14 PM

In 2013, the best indie-pop felt like "secret music" meant for our ears only and, at the same time, like we're being pulled into a community.

The Best Indie Pop of 2008
9 Dec 2008 // 2:00 PM

There are many bands making music by their own means, on their own terms, enough so to be labeled “independent”. But in today’s music-industry climate, what does that independence mean?


Lorna: Heart of Wire
7 May 2013 // 3:30 AM

Lorna's sound will lull you to sleep and then wake you up with a hook, a phrase, a drum sound.

Lorna: Static Patterns and Souvenirs
7 Aug 2005 // 5:00 PM

Dreamy, mood-making British group influenced by Mazzy Star but with its own special take on a cloudy, dreary, dark and yet still hopeful world.

//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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