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
Lightning Bolt: Fantasy Empire

In the end, this is exactly what we have come to expect from Lightning Bolt; a set list of fuzzy, overwhelming, noise rock that keeps it simple while never missing its target.

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25 Mar 2015 // 2:04 AM

John Statz: Tulsa

Tulsa speaks to more than the desolate environs its sound sometimes suggests.

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Contretemps: Pronouncement

Distressing, awkward, disturbing and almost upsetting, this aura of discomfort, if combined with the sound of the term itself (|ˈkɒntrətɒ̃|) is the essence of the music presented by Joel Ebner.

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Junior Wells: Southside Blues Jam

Junior Wells and his men straddle two decades and lay down 15 gems.

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Subtle Lip Can: Reflective Drime

A Canadian trio has come to put a little spring in your step. No, it's not Rush.

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24 Mar 2015 // 1:17 PM

In Gotham the Kids Are Alright, Day One

It’s when publishers create titles outside the hype of their most recognizable heroes that writers and artists are able take risks that can lead to some of the most innovative and original comic books available. This is where Gotham Academy comes in.

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There Aren’t Many Reasons to Go ‘Into the Woods’

Die-hard Sondheim fans may enjoy this adaptation, but the rest of the world should revisit Chicago and wonder why Marshall hasn’t been able to capture that film’s magic since.

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Van Morrison: Duets: Re-Working The Back Catalogue

Forgoing the obvious hits and contemporary pop star collaborators, iconoclast Van Morrison raises the bar for what duet albums can and should be.

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Nellie McKay: My Weekly Reader

The assortment of different tunes here suggests McKay understands the complexity of the past and reveals her empathy for a more hopeful time when love and peace were fresh thoughts rather than a debased slogan.

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Damn Scandinavians! Why Are They Always So Almost Nearly Perfect?

Michael Booth sets out to investigate the mystery of Scandinavian perfection. He doesn’t find the answer, but what he does find is equally entertaining.

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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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