Transgender Dysphoria Blues

Against Me! chronicle the trials and tribulations of a transgender sex worker on their sixth studio album.

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The Disintegration Loops

Cloudy electronic tones billow and deteriorate on this plaintive ambient album by William Basinski.

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Bonus

Chess games, hopscotch, and hedgehogs feature in this trio of artworks related to the word 'Bonus'.

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Interview: Downtown Boys

‘Once an artwork is made it becomes the property of its audience.’ We talk to the band Downtown Boys.

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Collected Works: Music

A roundup of the albums featured in the Collected Works: Music column in 2017, from Ege Bamyasi to Hejira.

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States of the Arts II

A roundup of artworks from Europe, Oceania, and the Americas featured in the States of the Arts column in 2017.

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The ArchAndroid

Clones, the campaign for equality, and Clair de Lune all feature on this manifold album by Janelle Monáe.

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Tracy Chapman

Romantic ballads sit next to perceptive social commentary on Tracy Chapman's debut album.

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