Articles tagged premieres

14 Jan 2014 // 10:30 AM

Graham Colton - ‘Lonely Ones’ (album stream) (Premiere)

You could say that Graham Colton has pursued a career path less taken, which has led him to the rich, dramatic new effort, Lonely Ones.

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Now Hear This!: Hard Working Americans - ‘Hard Working Americans’ (album premiere)

PopMatters premieres the self-titled debut by Hard Working Americans, the new full-band project spearheaded by singer-songwriter Todd Snider.

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30 Sep 2013 // 1:06 PM

Dave Stewart - “Lucky Numbers” (video) (PopMatters Premiere)

Today we bring you the final installment of Dave Stewart's lyric videos for his new album Lucky Numbers.

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Sandra Phillips - ‘Too Many People in One Bed’ (album stream) (PopMatters Premiere)

Sandra Phillips is now best known as a Broadway performer and film/TV actor, but once upon a time, she was a budding soul star.

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Now Hear This!: We Are Loud Whispers - ‘Suchness’ (album premiere)

PopMatters premieres Suchness, the debut album by trans-Pacific duo We Are Loud Whispers.

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Now Hear This!: The Orange Peels - ‘Sun Moon’ (album and video premiere)

PopMatters premieres Sun Moon, the latest from Bay Area indie-pop vets the Orange Peels.

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3 Nov 2011 // 7:00 AM

Keb Mo - “We Call It Christmas” Stream (PopMatters Premiere)

Guitarist extraordinaire Keb Mo has made a bit of a shift in his career of late, taking up residence in Nashville and becoming celebrated on the Americana circuit. Today, we have the premiere of his Christmas tune, "We Call It Christmas".

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Sleeping in the Aviary - “So Lonely” / “Talking Out of Turn” Videos (PopMatters Premiere)

Despite the wide-ranging musical curiosity and joyful adaptation of classic musical forms (soul, doo-wop, pop/punk, indie-folk), Sleeping in the Aviary remains at their heart, a pop band, offering up instantly catchy and memorable tunes.

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5 Oct 2011 // 8:00 AM

Simon Spire - “Liberate Your Love” Video (PopMatters Premiere)

Though he may be a New Zealander by birth and the DNA is there in his uber-pop sensibility, like so many other creative types, Spire now calls Brooklyn home.

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4 Oct 2011 // 6:30 AM

Sola Rosa - “Turn Around” Video (PopMatters Premiere)

New Zealand’s Sola Rosa (otherwise known as Andrew Spraggon in real life) has six albums under his belt and has built a big name for himself in Kiwi circles for his brand of downbeat electronic music.

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30 Sep 2011 // 5:00 AM

Nappy Riddem Mix Tape Fall 2011 (MP3) (PopMatters Premiere)

Nappy Riddem has graciously given us a truly bangin' mixtape with their funked of versions of classic tunes by Otis Redding, Sam Cooke, Zap Mama, Kanye West, and more, as well as their own song "Angle It".

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29 Sep 2011 // 5:00 AM

Erasure - Tomorrow’s World (short film) (PopMatters US Premiere)

Synthpop legends Erasure return this fall with a new album, Tomorrow's World, releasing 3 October in the UK and 10 October in the US.

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22 Sep 2011 // 9:00 AM

NOVI - “Blackbirds” Video (PopMatters Premiere)

NOVI, aka Carolyne Neuman in real life, is an up-and-coming electro-pop artist originally from small town Oregon, but now based in the big city (Los Angeles).

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Chamberlin Cover’s Kanye West’s “Lost in the World” MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

Vermont's very own it-band Chamberlin covers a Kanye West tune and releases Chamberlin Cabin Covers EP to aid Vermont flooding victims.

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15 Aug 2011 // 11:12 AM

Prussia - “Mediator” MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

Tomorrow Detroit's Prussia bring us "T.S. Eliot’s drunken scribbling on a bathroom wall" in their new "Poor English" 10-inch release series.

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15 Aug 2011 // 6:30 AM

Cosmo Jarvis - “My Day” Video (PopMatters Premiere)

Brian Eno calls Cosmo Jarvis "a new kind of person; a new kind of artist." Today we're proud to present the US online premiere of Jarvis' latest video for the anthemic and punky, "My Day", a tune with rousing choruses and sneering attitude up the wazoo.

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Extra Classic - “You Can’t Bring Me Down (Discomix)” MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

San Francisco's Extra Classic wanted to get completely authentic with their modern take on the sounds of classic Jamaican reggae, so they recorded all the tunes for their new album on 8-track tape using vintage recording equipment.

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Arrica Rose & the ...‘s - “Lions & Tigers & Bears” MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

While sounding thoroughly contemporary, Arrica Rose's sound is rooted in the classic pop of the '60s with nods to even earlier eras like the harmonies heard on '40s swing recordings.

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2 Aug 2011 // 8:23 AM

Dex Romweber Duo - “Jungle Drums” Video (PopMatters Premiere)

Former Flat Duo Jets mainman, Dex Romweber, continues his back-to-basics rock 'n' roll with his sister Sara in the Dex Romweber Duo.

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8 Jul 2011 // 6:15 AM

Suuns - “Gaze” Live Video (PopMatters Premiere)

"Gaze" is the "kind of muscled, brooding rock that Robert Smith would love, combining thick walls of distorted guitar with rattling synths to solid effect."

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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