Slaid Cleaves
Features // 3 Articles
Reviews // 4 Articles

Part 1: From Lily Allen to Gallows
24 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM

Slipped Discs kicks off with Britpop princess Lily Allen, the late great Vic Chesnutt, the Balkan beats of [dunkelbunt], the hypnotic sounds of the Field and many more. All records that missed our top 60 list last year.

The Best Americana of 2009
15 Dec 2009 // 3:00 PM

This year saw a flood of plaid-shirted indie-roots bands building on the beardy throwbacks who gained country-rock traction in 2008. And while mainstream country music continued its evolution into '80s pop metal, plenty of roots acts turned the other direction with back-to-basics records.


Slaid Cleaves: Sorrow & Smoke: Live at the Horseshoe Lounge
5 Sep 2011 // 4:00 PM

One gets to hear Cleaves’ stage banter, but he really doesn’t talk that much. He’s a bit of charmer, and for the most part lets the songs do the talking.

Slaid Cleaves: Everything You Love Will Be Taken Away
23 Jun 2009 // 4:00 PM

This is the album of Slaid Cleaves's career. It's also the best alt-country album of 2009 thus far.

//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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