The Pines
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The Best Americana of 2012
20 Dec 2012 // 4:00 PM

Americana meant different things to different people this year, with revitalized legends and young traditionalists offering new visions of American music.

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.


The Pines: Tremolo
6 Dec 2009 // 3:00 PM

With the Pines, the sun never shines, and you shiver when the cold win blows.

The Pines: Sparrows in the Bell
2 Dec 2007 // 3:00 PM

Solid second effort from Minneapolis Americana combo with a respected folk lineage.

//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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