Mixed Media

August 2010

Virgin Mobile’s New LG Rumor Touch Phone (Sponsor)

SPONSORED POST—The new LG Rumor Touch is full-featured smart phone with 2 MB pixel camera and slide-out keyboard that makes surfing the web, posting to


Scissor Sisters News Broadcast (ft. Jane Fonda, Kylie Minogue & Juliette Lewis)

The Scissor Sisters’ third album Night Work might be garnering some mixed reviews (which is to say that it did from me, here at PopMatters,


Christmas in August with Fred Schneider

Is it too early to get excited for Christmas? The B-52’s Fred Schneider is back, in all his Snuggie-clad glory, fronting a new band


Perry Farrell Interviews X Japan’s Yoshiki

Metal/visual-kei superstars X Japan are performing in the United States for only the second time in their long history this weekend at Lollapalooza 2010. Festival


Vincent Minor - “Heavy Metal Lover” MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

Los Angeles' Vincent Minor (known as Michael Mangia in a previous life) channels the Great American Songbook via Tin Pan Alley and Brill Building in his catchy pop tunes.


Gasoline Silver - “It’s All Over but the Cryin’” Video (PopMatters Premiere)

Minneapolis' Gasoline Silver are a rawk band drawing influences from '70s American punk and a bit of British blues rock and Stax soul.


Mates of State Cover the Replacements

The quirky multi-talented duo Mates of States just released an all covers record entitled Crushes (The Covers Mixtape). To celebrate they recorded a live cover


My Dear Disco - ““It Could Be” MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

Ann Arbor “dancethink” practitioners My Dear Disco have given PopMatters the honor of introducing their new single, “It Could Be”, to the world. It’s


Bad Religion Previews Upcoming Album with “The Devil in Stitches”

After more than three decades, Bad Religion still continues to impress fans both new and old.


Mares of Thrace - “General Sherman” (video)

Calgary, Alberta duo Mares of Thrace seem to specialize in making lasting impressions. Their superb debut album The Moulting (Arctodus) deftly walks a line between


July 2010

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

// Moving Pixels

"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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