Mixed Media

March 2015

Action Bronson feat. Chance the Rapper - “Baby Blue” (video)

Jheri curls and muscular arms abound in the latest music video by Action Bronson, "Baby Blue", where he is joined by Chance the Rapper.

FKA twigs - “Glass & Patron” (video)

FKA twigs, one of PopMatters's favorite new artists of 2014, has released "Glass & Patron", the first new track to follow her wildly inventive debut LP1.

Vienna Ditto - “Oh Josephine” (audio) (Premiere)

Bond theme chords and seductive vocals merge on the retro "Oh Josephine", the newest number by the UK duo Vienna Ditto.

The Sideshow Tragedy - “Number One” (audio) (Premiere)

"Number One" is the opening number off of the new album by the bluesy roots rockers the Sideshow Tragedy, Capital.

Wake Up Lucid - “White Collar Love” (video) (Premiere)

For sleazy, scuzzy rock that sounds like it became sentient in the sewers of Los Angeles, the wicked distortion of Wake Up Lucid's "White Collar Love" fits the bill brilliantly.

PopTalk: The 2015 Grammys, “True Artistry”, and Meme Culture

The latest PopTalk podcast takes a look at whether or not, as Kanye West suggests, the Grammys and awards culture in general can or should care about "true artistry".

ILOVEMAKONNEN Shares Track Off Upcoming New Mixtape

Today ILOVEMAKONNEN brings us the new tune "Drink More Water 5", a freestyle from the mixtape Drink More Water 5 releasing 31 March.

Feral Conservatives - “Last Legs” (video) (Premiere)

The charming mandolin-accented pop of Feral Conservatives' "Last Legs" is a real earworm of a number.

Squarepusher - “Stor Eiglass” (audio)

The boundary-pushing United Kingdom electronic project Squarepusher just dropped a new track from its forthcoming full-length, Damogen Furies.

Liz Longley - “Outta My Head” (video) (Premiere)

The tender, longing "Outta My Head" finds the Nashville-based Liz Longley finding a way to move on from the past -- which, as she sings it, is no small task.

February 2015

//Mixed media

Ten Great Criterion Titles: What to Watch and Why

// Short Ends and Leader

"As the Criterion Collection's ever-growing roster shows, there are simply too many great pictures out on home video to know what to do with.

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