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The Most Disappointing Albums of 2012
17 Dec 2012 // 4:00 PM

Another year, another round of disappointments. While previous years may have been more obvious in their selections, this year’s list is fairly fortuitous, blending a variety of genres and artists.

The Best 60 Albums of 2009
17 Dec 2009 // 3:00 PM

PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2009, highlighted by a bevy of American indie rock juggernauts, the return of a hip-hop master, and a couple of the finest voices on the planet.


In Defense of Opening Acts
13 Feb 2013 // 4:29 PM

You know how you want to time your concert arrival to miss the opening act? You could be missing out on your next musical obsession.


The xx: Coexist
10 Sep 2012 // 5:06 PM

Coexist may be the kind of album that fully reveals itself over time, but, for now, one of the year's most anticipated releases only keeps you waiting for something more to happen.

The xx: iTunes Festival: London 2010
18 Aug 2010 // 4:00 PM

iTunes delivers an exclusive but abridged set of live songs from the young London electro-soulsters.


the xx - "Chained" (video)
15 Oct 2012 // 2:25 AM

London's the xx release their latest video, "Chained", in partnership with the Creators Project.

the xx - "Chained" (stream)
8 Aug 2012 // 11:53 PM

the xx's latest album Coexist releases 10-11 September and the band has just offered up a new tune by way of preview.


British band The xx: masters of simplicity, generators of buzz
29 Mar 2010 // 11:32 PM

AUSTIN, Texas — The breathy back-and-forth vocals and simmering erotic tension that suffuse the debut album "xx" by the British indie band The xx might lead

//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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