Articles tagged chamber pop

Miracles of Modern Science - “Bad Body” (video) (premiere)

Mean Dreams landed on PopMatters Best Pop Albums of 2015 list, and now the band premieres their danciest, most dramatic music video to date.

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Andrew Bird: Are You Serious

Andrew Bird returns with the same sinuous, gypsy-folk style, but introduces a newfound thematic interest in love's complexities

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Tindersticks: The Waiting Room

The world's most cinematic band has invited a collection of film directors to interpret their latest record, to stunning effect.

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Margot and the Nuclear So and So’s: The Bride on the Boxcar - A Decade of Margot Rarities: 2004-2014

It isn’t every day that a band puts out such an eclectic, encompassing, and ornate work for their listeners.

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Emilie and Ogden - “White Lies” (video) (premiere)

The Montreal act get the most out of their minimal set-up.

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The Zombies: Still Got That Hunger

The celebrated ‘60s psych pop practitioners return to life with songs that bear little resemblance to those of their glory days.

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9 Oct 2015 // 2:30 AM

Hurts: Surrender (take 1)

Hurts might have lost their little dark heart, but Surrender is still a rapturous collection of gospel-tinged pop pleasures.

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9 Oct 2015 // 2:20 AM

Hurts: Surrender (take 2)

Faced with the ire of the notorious "Bean Counter Gang", Hurts had no choice but to surrender.

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5 Oct 2015 // 2:10 AM

Ben Folds: So There

The heightened focus on orchestral accompaniment, both grandiose and restrained, helps So There stand out from its predecessors.

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Miracles of Modern Science: Mean Dreams

Mean Dreams is a thought experiment of an album, a set of possible answers to an unsolvable problem.

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Miracles of Modern Science - ‘Mean Dreams’ (album stream) (premiere)

The band continues their quirky and marvellous innovation on their inventive and wonderfully catchy new album

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Oryx & Crake - “Hold Hand For Dry Land” (audio) (premiere)

The Atlanta orchestral pop band combines a big sound with intimate themes on their brand new tack.

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Robin Gibb: Saved By the Bell: Collected Works 1969-70

Ten years in the making, this anthology presents Robin’s first two solo albums with generous outtakes and demos, establishing him as a master of chamber pop.

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Foxtails Brigade - “Far Away and Long Ago” (video) (premiere)

This stunning single-take video by the Bay Area band only enhances the song's haunting quality.

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21 May 2015 // 3:05 AM

San Fermin: Jackrabbit

San Fermin's second outing offers extensive chamber pop that's both exhilarating and exhausting.

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The Apartments: The Evening Visits… and Stays for Years

The first album from one-time Go-Between Peter Milton Walsh plus attendant early material, spanning 1979-85. Moody and impressive. But loveable?

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19 Jun 2011 // 9:58 PM

Matt Pond PA: Spring Fools

The latest EP from the chamber pop quintet falls short of being the companion piece to 2004's superb Winter Songs EP.

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Hitchcock's 'Suspicion', 'I Confess' and 'The Wrong Man' Return in Blu-ray

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"These three films on DVD from Warner Archives showcase different facets of Alfred Hitchcock's brilliance.

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