Mixed Media

April 2012

Spotlight On: Alabama Shakes

Alabama Shakes are having their moment in the sun, one that looks to continue for a good long while, thankfully.


“Shut Up and Play the Hits” Finds North American Distribution

Thanks to Oscilloscope Laboratories, the legacy of dance-punk band LCD Soundsystem will live on.


‘We Have a Pope’ Opened in Select Theaters 6 April

Nanni Moretti’s Habemus Papam (We Have a Pope) tells a story about shirking official responsibility.


Sci-Fi Movie ‘The Darkest Hour’ Hits DVD on 10 April

The action-packed alien invasion film The Darkest Hour starring Emile Hirsch, Max Minghella, and Olivia Thirlby releases on DVD this April 10th.


A Place to Bury Strangers Debuts Single “You Are the One”

Brooklyn noise rockers A Place to Bury Strangers’ newest LP, titled Worship, out from indie record label Dead Oceans, will hit the scene June 26.


Garbage Debuts “Blood for Poppies” Video from New Album

Enjoy this artfully directed and crafted video below, and be on the lookout for Not Your Kind of People, as well as for the band’s upcoming spring tour, which begins April 9th in Los Angeles.


Oscar- Nominated ‘God Is the Bigger Elvis’ Premieres on HBO on 5 April

“It was just impossible to explain. How do you explain God? How do you explain love?” When she left Hollywood back in 1963, Mother Prioress Dolores


‘The Raid: Redemption’ Score from Mike Shinoda and Joseph Trapanese

Preview the original score from the movie The Raid: Redemption.


CONTEST: Win a Set of Sony XBA-3iP Balanced Armature Headphones

PopMatters has partnered with Sony Electronics for this auditory giveaway.


CONTEST: ‘No Room for Rockstars’ Vans Warped Tour Documentary Trailer + Prize Pack

Enter to win a No Room for Rockstars prize pack courtesy of Vans Warped Tour!


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Exposition Dumps Don't Need Dialogue in 'Virginia'

// Moving Pixels

"Virginia manages to have an exposition dump without wordy exposition.

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