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Part 2: Katzenjammer to Xiu Xiu
21 Jan 2009 // 2:00 PM

From Katzenjammer to Xiu Xiu, PopMatters presents our second batch of Slipped Discs, 40 great albums that didn't quite make our year-end list in 2008, but our writers thought belonged there.


Samamidon: All Is Well
10 Mar 2008 // 5:00 PM

One of the best records of traditional Appalachian folk songs ever recorded, and that's probably damning it with faint praise.

Samamidon: But This Chicken Proved Falsehearted
3 Apr 2007 // 5:04 PM

Sam Amidon, once of laid-back Brattleboro, VT and now of busy Brooklyn, has crafted a gentle, unobtrusive album of country folk.

//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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