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SF/F Music in the Mainstream

Here’sa group of songs that are particularly well known from their films. You might hear them on the radio, and when you do, you’re pretty sure you know what [Read more]

March 23, 2012 // 1 Comment

Weekend Playlist: Music to Read To

Last week, I was laid up in bed with a nasty cold, unable to do much but prop myself up with a good book. If I’m going to be missing work, I might as well be somewhat [Read more]

March 9, 2012 // 1 Comment

Weekend Playlist: Steampunk!

…And we’re back! I had a couple of columns for Janauary that I’d been working on, and which were subsequently lost to computer problems. To kick off [Read more]

February 10, 2012 // 4 Comments

Weekend Playlist: Geek Christmas!

Happy holidays! There’s geek music from just about everyone out there, and I know that I’m completely sick of it already. (Some radio stations had begun November [Read more]

December 23, 2011 // 0 Comments

Weekend Playlist: Songs About Mars

Welcome back to the Weekend Playlist! We hope that you had a good week off for Thanksgiving, and now that the holiday is over, we’re back to full swing. On Saturday, [Read more]

December 2, 2011 // 7 Comments

Weekend Playlist: War

We’re back after an unexpected break! In all of speculative fiction, there’s very little that captures the public’s imagination quite like stories of [Read more]

November 11, 2011 // 1 Comment

Weekend Playlist: Songs about Moon

Not *the* moon, but Duncan Jone’s fantastic film, Moon. It’s remained one of my favorites, despite repeated viewings, and I fully believe that this will become a [Read more]

October 14, 2011 // 1 Comment

Weekend Playlist: Songs About Firefly

On to a new group of songs! The first block of music (five weeks, plus a break and reader feedback) saw songs about books, zombies, Star Wars, and more, and with this new [Read more]

October 7, 2011 // 4 Comments

Weekend Playlist: Jonathan Coulton

Last week, Jonathan Coulton released his latest album, Artificial Heart, his first with a full backing band, produced by They Might Be Giants member John Flansburgh. The [Read more]

September 9, 2011 // 2 Comments

Weekend Playlist: Songs About Gaming

Welcome to a new feature here on SF Signal, The Weekend Playlist, a regular look at science fiction references and popular music and a mix tape of music for you to tide you [Read more]

August 26, 2011 // 1 Comment

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