Mixed Media

March 2017

Animotion - “Last Time” (video) (premiere)

New wave synthpop band Animotion returns to music 26 years after their last work and they've got a brand new video, "Last Time".


JC Brooks - “Drive” (audio) (premiere)

JC Brooks returns with a new album and single "Drive" that highlights the group's Prince-like musical direction.


Cotton Mather - “Better Than a Hit” (audio) (premiere)

Calling all pop fans, Austin's Cotton Mather is back with a massive 64-song project and great new tune "Better Than a Hit".


Elisee Akowendo - “I Dey Shina” (video) (premiere)

Elisee Akowendo arrives as a major new talent with his optimistic world beat new single "I Dey Shina".


Coldplay - “Hypnotised” (Singles Going Steady)

Listening to "Hypnotized", I often couldn't decide whether I was genuinely moved, agitated, or distracted by its unabashed commercial sweetness.


John Moreland - “It Don’t Suit Me (Like Before)” (Singles Going Steady)

This Oklahoma native is one of the finest voices in contemporary alternative-country.


The Bug Vs Earth - “Snakes Vs Rats” (Singles Going Steady)

Our first taste of the Bug and Earth's Concrete Desert possesses all of the tremendous, sludgy, doomy, dubby instrumental power one could hope for.


Blondie - “Fun” (Singles Going Steady)

Androgyny, glitter, and good music make for an excellent combination and a great time, and Blondie somehow seems to have the same sky high energy it always has.


Mew - “85 Videos” (Singles Going Steady)

Danish indie heroes Mew return with a more toned down, poppier sound that sees them quell the fiery approach of previous albums.


The Gift - “Big Fish” (audio) (premiere)

Portugal's most fantastic pop export the Gift team up with Brian Eno for their new album, and share their third single exclusively with PopMatters.


February 2017

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Slowdive Sell Out Brooklyn and Release Bonus Song "30th June"

// Notes from the Road

"Although sound issues delayed their set on the second night, Slowdive put on an unforgettable show in Brooklyn, or rather two shows.

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