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The Best Albums of 2008
18 Dec 2008 // 4:00 PM

PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2008, highlighted by the return of British trip-hop legends and some infectious American indie rock by way of the Cascade Mountains.


Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks: Wig Out at Jagbags
6 Jan 2014 // 8:06 PM

Parsing Stephen Malkmus' lyrics has been an indie pastime for going on close to a quarter century, so can it be any surprise that Wig Out at Jagbags serves up its fair share of lines that beg for reading too much into?

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks: Mirror Traffic
23 Aug 2011 // 5:50 AM

It might be odd to say this about someone who has been around as long as Stephen Malkmus has, but it seems like he's finally comfortable in his own skin on Mirror Traffic.


Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks hit the road (if not the Pavement)
31 Mar 2008 // 9:21 PM

"Of all my stoned digressions," Stephen Malkmus sings on his new album, "Some have mutated into the truth/Not a spoof." Those are the first

//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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