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In Defence of Steampunk (Not that it needs me to defend it…)

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As you’ve probably surmised over the past few months, I’m all about the Steampunk. Here’s an editorial about a guy who’s totally opposed to Steampunk, but it’s worth reading. http://www.designobserver.com/archives/entry.html?id=38776 Personally, I think there's a couple points being missed here:

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Science Fiction Music Review #2: "Oh, Perilous World!" by Rasputina

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“Rasputina” is a deliberately odd, Cello-driven rock group out of Brooklyn, New York. They have five studio albums so far, and are evidently at work on a sixth, but for our purposes today we’ll be talking about their most recent one, “Oh Perilous World.” (2007). Ordinarily the band wanders from art rock to string-driven 90s alterna-music, to deliberately old timey songs, with a hint of vintage ELO thrown in here and there.

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Science Fiction Music Review #1: "Lost Horizons" by Abney Park

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Yes, I promise you, there really is such a thing as Science Fiction music, and it’s not just soundtracks to SF movies and goofy Theremin stuff (Though that is undeniably cool), and there’s scads of examples: There’s Jeff Wayne’s musical version of “War of the Worlds” which my science teacher forced us to listen to during tests in 9th grade; either of Peter Schilling’s US releases; “I Robot” by the Alan Parsons Project (Which I believe was some sort of hovercraft); “Valis,” an almost-unlistenable opera by Tod Machover and friends; Rasputina’s “Oh, Perilous World,” the B-Movie Chic of Man or

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