Mixed Media

May 2012

Leftover Cuties - “Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right” Video (PopMatters Premiere)

Shirli McAllen captures that coy but sexy, sophisticated but rather saucy style of the '20s/'30s chanteuses, while contemporizing the approach enough to make her a possible indie poster girl.


Ken Burns’ ‘The Dust Bowl’ Highlights PBS Fall Lineup

PBS has announced a fall lineup that will include a Ken Burns documentary and a British historial drama.


‘You Don’t Like the Truth: 4 Days Inside Guantánamo’ in DC 16 May

“How’s your English?” a grainy image shows a figure in an orange jumpsuit, his face obscured and his figured bent. His questioner is even


Poppy & The Jezebels - “Sign In, Dream On, Drop Out” (video)

Turn amps to max and go jump up and down on a bed – because Poppy & The Jezebels' new single remix is the sound of life arrived with extra smiles.


Baroness to Release New Album ‘Yellow and Green’ in July

Underground metal faves Baroness return on 17 July with their new album Yellow and Green after a solid three months of touring.


This Day in Pop: 1958 - Lerner and Loewe’s ‘Gigi’ Opens

This Vincente Minnelli-directed Lerner and Loewe movie musical is often considered the last great big screen MGM musical production.


Gold Panda Release New Single “Mountain” Today

Ghostly International is putting out Gold Panda's latest single "Mountain" b/w "Financial District" today and both tunes are available to stream online. The physical 7-inch single (limited to 1,200 copies) will hit record shops on 12 June and you can pre-order it over at Ghostly's website.


Neil Young and Crazy Horse Revive American Folk Classics

Neil Young has reunited with his old band Crazy Horse for a new album Americana that offers covers of classic American folk tunes.


Animal Collective Releasing ‘CENTIPEDE Hz’ in Late Summer

Animal Collective has just announced that their latest album, CENTIPEDE Hz, will be releasing this September 4th via Domino Records...


For Mother’s Day, ‘Motherland Afghanistan’ on Global Voices 13 May

In her documentary, Motherland Afghanistan, premiering on Global Voices 13 May, Sedika Mojadidi narrates their journey with a mix of concern, confidence, and wonder.


April 2012

March 2012

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On Truth and Dark Turns in 'Tickled'

// Short Ends and Leader

"The tickling wormhole seems to be getting deeper...

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