Matthew Shipp
Features // 3 Articles
Reviews // 7 Articles
//Features

The Best Jazz of 2013
18 Dec 2013 // 8:10 PM

Jazz is all over the place, and that's the glorious point of it. When you add up all its little corners and areas of enjoyment in 2013, the music remains huge.

The Best Jazz of 2011
7 Dec 2011 // 3:00 PM

Jazz is ready to go just about anywhere these days, and our list this year travels a good distance from free playing to fusion, controlled singing to daring solo piano.

//Reviews

Matthew Shipp: I've Been to Many Places
9 Oct 2014 // 8:03 PM

Avant garde pianist Shipp explores his musical past through this contemporary solo set, hinting at where we may find him in the future.

Matthew Shipp: Art of the Improviser
1 May 2011 // 4:00 PM

Matthew Shipp gave his 50th birthday a few victory laps last year, and this double album is the outcome.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Can Video Game Mechanics Be “Trashy”?

// Moving Pixels

"Speed is the pornography of video games. Like adding skin to a film, adding speed to a game isn't usually about making the game a more thoughtful experience. It is about exciting its audience's instincts on the most visceral level possible.

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