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The Best Albums of 2014
22 Dec 2014 // 7:10 AM

From Polish black metal to mind-blowing progressive R&B and electronic music, 2014's best albums certainly have something for everyone.

No Medicine for Regret: An Interview with Mogwai
27 Jan 2014 // 8:14 PM

One of the most compelling indie-rock titans out there today, the intriguingly-titled Rave Tapes proves to be yet another fascinating red herring, and the band tells us about the album's development, running a label with a cadre of artists, and oh so much more ...


The Best Film Scores of 2013
10 Dec 2013 // 8:30 PM

This year saw no shortage of innovative, exciting film scores. Notes on Celluloid counts down the ten soundtracks that lingered the longest in our minds.


Mogwai: Central Belters
23 Nov 2015 // 8:30 PM

Mogwai celebrate 20 years of racket in style with Central Belters, a box set primed for fans to hair-split.

Mogwai: Rave Tapes
28 Jan 2014 // 8:06 PM

Scottish post-rockers become cyborgs. And it's pretty cool.


Noises Sound Like the End: 13 Essential Mogwai Songs
22 Jan 2014 // 3:00 AM

With the very fine new album Rave Tapes out this month, PopMatters looks back on Mogwai's rich career by picking 13 of the finest songs from the full span of the post-rock band's work.

This Is the End Beautiful Friends, This Is the End
20 May 2011 // 7:30 AM

It has been an incredibly busy spring semester for yours truly, which means that my PopMatters posting has been much lighter than usual. As of

//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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