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Monday, August 16 2010

Josh Ritter + Justin Townes Earle + Dawn Landes: 8 August 2010 - New York

Two young forces in Americana songwriting made for a pleasant Sunday night on Governor’s Island in New York Harbor.


Wednesday, July 23 2014

‘Death Among Friends’ Is Blissfully Unconnected from Reality

So the idea behind this cop show is a smart, unthreatening woman of a certain age. It's a wonder why it only lasted one episode.


A Tragedy Wanting to Happen: Death and Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey is both sculpted by pain and feels creatively defined by it. Her recent feud with the Guardian, however, reveals that she is not entirely lost.


Disney and Spike Lee Unite in ‘The Spike Lee Joint Collection’

Even with some dips in quality, these four movies represent part of a remarkable run; you can feel all of them strive for masterpiece status.


Cardinal: Cardinal (reissue)

Reissue of the overlooked indie classic by pop oddballs Eric Matthews and Richard Davies.


Tuesday, July 22 2014

Smells and Bells, Halls and Hells: ‘The Victorian City: Everyday Life in Dickens’ London’

The mud, rain, smoke, fog, and excrement that abounded meant whatever one's rank, the weather and the smells took their toll on one's health, one's clothing, and one's nerves.


The Caging of an American Revolutionary

American Revolutionary wants to offer the appearance of revolution while anesthetizing any deeper understanding of the forces involved.


Merge’s Silver Age: 25 Essential Albums Over 25 Years

To mark Merge Records' silver anniversary, PopMatters picked 25 memorable albums that help tell the label's remarkable history.


‘Scanners’ Still Has the Power to Blow Your Mind

Three decades later, Scanners is still a head-popping good time.


Monday, July 21 2014

Basement Jaxx - “Never Say Never (feat. ETML)” (video)

Basement Jaxx has dropped a new video for a tune off of its upcoming LP JUNTO, the twerk-obsessed "Never Say Never."


The Bug - “Void/Function” (audio) (Mixed Media) [16.Jul.14]
Metal Gods: The 15 Best Judas Priest Songs (Sound Affects) [16.Jul.14]
Revisiting ‘Garden State’ 10 Years Later (Short Ends and Leader) [14.Jul.14]
‘Ruthless’ Is About Men and Ways of Life (Short Ends and Leader) [10.Jul.14]
‘Ramrod’ Is a Western of Doubles (Short Ends and Leader) [9.Jul.14]
‘Operation Petticoat’ Is Too Tightly Buttoned (Short Ends and Leader) [9.Jul.14]
Jumping Off the Bay-Wagon (Short Ends and Leader) [7.Jul.14]
No Big Day Out for Australia Next Year (Sound Affects) [26.Jun.14]
Eliza Shaddad - “Waters” (video) (Mixed Media) [26.Jun.14]
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