Mixed Media

April 2016

Neil Michael Hagerty and the Howling Hex - “Mountain” (Singles Going Steady)

"Mountain" implements a simple rhythmic foundation on which Hagerty stretches out his Violent Femmes-esque vocal whine.


Zmei3 - ‘Rough Romanian Soul’ (album stream) (premiere)

Zmei3 is anything but a traditional group as they tackle the realities of life in Romania post-communism in their lyrics.


Parc En Ciel - “pH” (Singles Going Steady)

"pH" is an ambient prog-rock dreamscape that is empty of words but replete with images.


The Loom - ‘Here in the Deadlights’ (album stream) (premiere)

Brooklyn indie rock band the Loom is releasing their second album on Friday, but you can hear it now on PopMatters.


Rïcïnn- “Uma” (audio) (premiere)

Hear "Uma", the first track from Rïcïnn's upcoming release Lïan.


Rapper Shane - “Started” (audio) (premiere)

Rapper Shane has got a super confident flow bristling with energy and passion, rather like Nas.


Tim Hecker - “Black Phase” (Singles Going Steady)

Tim Hecker is back with a new album, and he's brought all of his dark, ambient soundscapes to the table once more with "Black Phase".


Wild Ponies - “Graveyard Train” (audio) (premiere)

East Nashville's Wild Ponies are a rockin' Americana band with one hell of a lead singer.


Chance the Rapper feat. Saba - “Angels” (Singles Going Steady)

Chance the Rapper's "Angels" needn't apologize for its earnest attempts to console and uplift and shines all the brighter for them.


Andre Williams - “Detroit (I’m So Glad I Stayed)” (audio) (premiere)

At 79, nothing is slowing cult hero Andre Williams or his funky swagger. His new album releases June 3rd.


March 2016

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Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

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"To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, PopMatters seeks submissions about Star Trek, including: the TV series, from The Original Series (TOS) to the highly anticipated 2017 new installment; the films, both the originals and the J.J. Abrams reboot; and ancillary materials such as novelizations, comic books, videogames, etc.

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