Soaring ’80s pop, charming modern classical, brooding indie-rock, atmospheric sludge metal, dreamy R&B, and more.
Tropical dub from Sweden, blistering post-rock, contemplative ambient jazz, emotional drones, an electronic journey through space, and more.
Featuring gloriously mopey ’80s pop, robotic heartbreak, shimmering dreampop, late night ambience, and the return of a music legend.
When was the last time a show so effectively and thoroughly undermined so much of what made it great?
This year’s list spans from apocalyptic post-rock to black metal to EBM to psych-pop to synthpop.
Can you really call yourself a music lover if you’re not supporting the artists responsible for the music you have?
Killing an otherwise healthy baby would be acceptable were its neurological development somehow deemed less than desirable.
On writing in a more thoughtful manner, from a pair of articles by Alan Noble and MG Siegler.
You may say that I’m simply quibbling over semantics here… and that’s precisely what I’m doing.
As far as digital worlds go, Tron: Legacy’s is not nearly as fantastical as the movie would like you to believe it is.
The finale revealed a complete and utter disregard for the show’s mythology.
While Mass Effect 2 has topnotch graphics and voice acting, its biggest selling point remains the thorny, thought-provoking moral dilemmas that it places before the player.
These are my favorite songs of 2009, the songs that stuck with me and continued to challenge, inspire, and entertain me throughout the months.