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Thursday, May 2 2013

Listening Ahead: Upcoming Releases for May 2013

Get the scoop on the latest albums by Vampire Weekend, Savages, and Deerhunter, as well as an extensive list of May's new releases.


Tuesday, January 18 2011

Part 1: From Admiral Radley to Glasser

The three-day 2010 edition of Slipped Discs kicks off with the folk rock of Blitzen Trapper, the collaboration of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, the timeless pop of Crowded House, the brilliant hip-hop of Drake, and many more. All records that missed our top 70 list last year.


Wednesday, April 28 2010

You Better Mind: An Interview with Sam Amidon

What do R. Kelly, bacon sandwiches, and a land-surfing Jesus have in common? They all make up a part of Sam Amidon's world, and with his stunning sophomore disc just out, he tells PopMatters all about it ...


Reviews

Thursday, May 30 2013

Nico Muhly: 'Two Boys' & Other Works: 14 May 2013 – New York

Muhly's musical development was on stage as he and his friends performed songs from Muhly's opera Two Boys alongside some earlier pieces.


Wednesday, May 22 2013

Sam Amidon: Bright Sunny South

The latest from Amidon succeeds in its unhurried easiness.


Wednesday, December 15 2010

Sam Amidon: I See the Sign

Talented reharmonizer of classic folk songs (and unreleased R. Kelly tunes) makes his second classic in a row.


Tuesday, October 19 2010

Sam Amidon: 4 September 2010 - Toronto

The result was a show that, like Amidon's albums, was a potent and compelling mix of old and new, of sincerity and playfulness, and it's some of the best music being made anywhere right now.


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