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V.21 No.52 | 12/27/2012

Music

Sonic macro and micro news in 2012

In addition to being a vital aspect of entertainment, music and the news surrounding it often serve as a lens for considering important cultural phenomena. Rather than providing the overdone top ten album list, like I did last year, I focused on overarching themes in national, international and hyper-local music news in Macro and Micro Music Review. Since I neglected to mention Of God and Science in my local band R.I.P. list, check out their music video for “Turbulence” below.

Aural Fixation

Macro and Micro Music Review

Sonic news in 2012

Peruse an attempt to milk some meaning out of 2012’s music news.
V.21 No.46 | 11/15/2012

Music

Beyond a shadow of a doubt

Since its controversial release and subsequent rapid removal, No Doubt’s racist comeback video, “Looking Hot,” has engendered both indictments and shrugs. Marisa Demarco explains why perpetuating racist stereotypes and sexually violent themes in a pop music video matters in Plenty of Doubt.