The most rewarding work as a critic is not in evaluating the flow of big menu items from established artists, but in sampling the little dishes that come along -- like this quartet of obscure, interesting stuff from 2007's first half.
Race and Sci-fi Theory: Not Just for Dissertations Anymore
Floating Points: Kuiper
Roadies: Season 1, Episode 4 - "The City Whose Name Must Not Be Spoken"
'The Age of Lovecraft' Wonderfully Elucidates the Central Dilemma Posed by Lovecraft
UnREAL: Season 2, Episode 6 - "Casualty"
We Still Want Everything: The Politicisation of Anti-work
"The skull-masked DJs have made a name for themseves with melodic, emotional dance remixes. Now, after a decade of scant singles and comps, their insanely diverse debut finally arrives.