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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.


Tuesday, April 15 2014

Sam Cooke’s “Tennessee Waltz”: A Cultural Geography

With his rendition of "Tennessee Waltz" for his 1964 Copacabana shows, Sam Cooke proceeded to do the impossible: he made the waltz swing.


Thursday, April 10 2014

Kenneth Calhoun’s ‘Black Moon’ Will Keep You Awake

At first glance, Black Moon might appear to be just another variation of the zombie theme, but it isn't: this novel is written for adults.


Cinephilia Culture and the Fear of Missing Out

There just isn't enough time in the human lifespan to see all the films one 'should'. So why not just declare the death of the cinephile?


Tuesday, April 8 2014

Who’s Tapping Into the Dream Market?

They don't make gay laundry detergent, lesbian deodorant, bisexual tomato paste, or transsexual wine coolers, but the effort to appeal to the LGBT demographic is on the rise.


Monday, April 7 2014

When I Grow Up: The Beach Boys - “Do You Wanna Dance?”

Diving into the first track on The Beach Boys Today!, we look at "Do You Wanna Dance", a re-interpretation of a 1958 Bobby Freeman song, and investigate the question of what exactly a Beach Boys song is.


‘Reign of Error’ Attempts to Undo Some of the Most Toxic Thinking in American Education

Schools aren't failing, but we're failing at understanding them. Diane Ravitch doesn't just illuminate the problem, she provides real solutions that can be achieved.


Wednesday, April 2 2014

Loud Quiet Loud: The Top 15 Pixies Songs

A quarter century after the release of Doolittle and with a new record on the way, PopMatters looks at the 15 best songs from the Pixies' original go-round.


Tuesday, April 1 2014

Nickel Creek: A Dotted Line

For its first album in nine years, Nickel Creek tames down the displays of virtuosity that defined much of their previous albums, offering up a more pastoral take on their otherwise “newgrass" take on bluegrass.


Monday, March 31 2014

Tapioca and the Flea - “Take It Slow” (Red Bull Sound Select 7”) (stream) (Premiere)

Don't let the title fool you: Tapioca and the Flea's "Take It Slow" is a brisk, catchy dance-pop number.


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Koen Holtkamp: Motion (Reviews) [31.Mar.14]
The Black Keys - “Fever” (stream) (Mixed Media) [26.Mar.14]
Jimi Goodwin: Odludek (Reviews) [26.Mar.14]
Kelis - “Rumble” (video) (Mixed Media) [25.Mar.14]
Simone Felice: Strangers (Reviews) [25.Mar.14]
Nothing: Guilty of Everything (Reviews) [25.Mar.14]
The Hold Steady: Teeth Dreams (Reviews) [24.Mar.14]
Owls: Two (Reviews) [24.Mar.14]
Foster the People: Supermodel (Reviews) [21.Mar.14]
Driftwood: Driftwood (Reviews) [21.Mar.14]
Kylie Minogue: Kiss Me Once (Reviews) [18.Mar.14]
An American Basketballer in Iran (Reviews) [11.Mar.14]
The Holy Trinity: Genesis (Columns) [6.Mar.14]
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