Animation: It's Not Just for Children, Anymore

Animation: It's Not Just for Children, Anymore

By Sarah Boslaugh

The inclusive approach in A New History of Animation will have you discovering the work of new animators, and new works by artists already familiar to you. 24 Oct 2016 // 8:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews
Frank Popp Ensemble: Touch And Go

Düsseldorf's Frank Popp Ensemble has collected a funky, overwhelmingly fun set of tunes that run from James Bond-style hedonistic danger to disdainful love to boogying down like it's 1969.

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Radioinactive: Soundtrack to a Book

While it doesn't reach the high level of his underground-classic collaboration with AntiMC, Free Kamal, quirky rapper Radioinactive's new album but stands in its own right as a solid (if short) addition to his discography.

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18 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Mason Jennings: Boneclouds

Ram Dass may still be alive and lecturing, but thanks to a catchy new song by Mason Jennings, contemporary audiences will begin equating the phrase "Be Here Now" with the Minnesota musical seeker of wisdom.

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Thievery Corporation: Versions

If you find yourself in the market for a record to put on in the background while you chat to your mates, or if you have a particularly awesome sound system that you would like to put through it's paces, then you could do a lot worse than buying this album.

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17 May 2006 // 1:00 AM

Violent Femmes

aren't putting on nostalgia shows, so hold all your Rolling Stones comparisons. After all, you can't have nostalgia without an age to pin it on.

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Andy Kaufman: Wrestling with the American Dream by Florian Keller

Andy Kaufman was not a traditional comedian, actor, or performance artist. He was a silly and many times ominous provocateur, instead.

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17 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Kal: Kal

The band vivifies their traditional music with boings and booming echoes, wah-wah pedals, tango, and konakkol singing.

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Mick Moloney: McNally’s Row of Flats (Irish American Songs of Old New York, by Harrigan and Br

As a musician, Moloney opted for catchy tunes with humorous lyrics. While presumably Harrigan and Braham had melancholic and/or cloying tunes about the old country or troubles in the New World, none of them can be found here.

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17 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Pink: I’m Not Dead

Who says you can't turn a funeral into a party? Pink says you can. And what Pink says goes.

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Secret Machines: Ten Silver Drops

A huge step for a band destined to make an album of beginning-to-end psychedelic space-rock perfection.

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//Mixed media

How Röyksopp's 'Melody A.M.' Brought Electronica Into the Mainstream

// Sound Affects

"With their debut, the Norwegian duo essentially provided the everyman's guide to electronic music.

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