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The Best R&B of 2009
16 Dec 2009 // 3:00 PM

In this increasingly stratified musical climate, only a handful of albums revealed sound artistic strides while meeting critical and commercial success. Here is the very best of 2009, a year where some of the brightest luster shone from the hidden gems.

Best Albums of 2006
22 Dec 2006 // 11:00 PM

At long last, the annual rite of passage, the "best of" list... Here's PopMatters picks for the best 60 records of 2006.


The Brand New Heavies: Get Used to It
11 Jul 2006 // 6:00 PM

After a 12-year hiatus, acid jazz pioneers reunite with funk feast.

//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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