Mixed Media

September 2015

Girls Names - “A Hunger Artist” (video) (Singles Going Steady)

Directed by Matthew Reed, Girls Names' new video is an homage to British music TV of the '70s and '80s.

Bauda - “Vigil” (audio) (premiere)

The Chilean band follow the example of Anathema and Porcupine tree and come through with a revelatory progressive rock track of their own.

Slim Twig - “Fadeout Killer” (video)

Director David Rendall explains, “It's about a runner running a race against no one. He finds himself pulled between two worlds -- one real and one ethereal."

Carrie Underwood - “Smoke Break” (video) (Singles Going Steady)

Sometimes we all need a smoke break, whether we smoke or not.

A$AP Rocky – “Everyday” (feat. Rod Stewart, Miguel, & Mark Ronson) (video)

A$AP Rocky teams up with Rod Stewart, Miguel, and Mark Ronson for his new video.

Hurts - “Lights” (video) (Singles Going Steady)

Hurts tapped acclaimed director Dawn Shadforth for their latest video, the seven-minute "Lights".

U.S. Girls - “Window Shades” (video) (Singles Going Steady)

U.S. Girls' debut Half Free releases later this month. Meanwhile, their new single is constructed around a beat from Gloria Ann Taylor's disco song "Love Is a Hurting Thing".

Battles Release “FF Bada”, the Second Single From New Album

Battle's eagerly awaited new album La Di Da Di releases September 18th and the group has just released the new track "FF Bada".

Jasmine Jordan - “Smile” (video) (premiere)

It's always a good time for bright, uplifting soul/R&B.

Wiley - “Step 2001” (prod. by Zomby) (audio)

British hip-hop master Wiley and UK electronic musician Zomby join forces on "Step 2001".

August 2015

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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