Mixed Media

March 2010

MGMT - Congratulations (new album / stream)

MGMT Congratulations (Sony/Columbia) Releasing: 13 April Recording the follow-up to your critically-acclaimed debut album has to be a nerve-wracking affair. As a band, do you


Fruit Bats Cover Hall & Oates’ “One on One” (video)

The%20Fruit%20Bats%20cover%20Hall%20And%20Oates’%20%22One%20On%20One%22 In the latest installment of the AV Club’s “Under Cover” project, the very indie


Discovery’s ‘Life’: Komodo Dragon Hunt (video)

Have you recently bought a high definition television set and are not sure what all the fuss is about? Well stop worrying, the fuss has


Ten Years Ago: ‘N Sync’s ‘No Strings Attached’ (video)

Though it doesn’t seem likely, or fair, the world has changed a lot in ten years. A decade ago, I stood in line at


Free to play space combat MMO Black Prophecy (trailer)

Ever since I was a wee child I’ve been a big fan of space combat games, all the way back to Wing Commander and


Air - “Love” (Live @ Jimmy Fallon) (video)

In the midst of SXSW madness, Air played Jimmy Fallon’s stage to showcase “Love” off the similarly titled album Love 2 from last year. It’


Nancy Boy - “Deep Sleep Motel” (video)

There’s no other way to put it:  Donovan Leitch is cool. With a cool dad (‘60s folkie Donovan), a cool sister (actress Ione


Bethesda’s new shooter – Brink (Trailer)

I’ve always been a little conflicted when it comes to playing first person shooters online. On one hand, it is a special brand of


Crystal Antlers - “Little Sister” (video)

American noise rock band Crystal Antlers have gone the self-release route for their new tune, a 7-inch single of “Little Sister”.


The Apples in Stereo - Travellers in Space and Time (new album / MP3 / video)

The Apples in Stereo Travellers in Space and Time (Yep Roc/Simian Records/ Elephant 6) Releasing: 20 April You may have thought Elijah Wood had already done


February 2010

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Pop Unmuted Podcast: Resilience, Melancholy, and Rihanna's "American Oxygen" with Dr. Robin James

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"Pop Unmuted talks to Dr. Robin James about her book Resilience and Melancholy: Pop Music, Feminism, Neoliberalism and Rihanna's latest hit "American Oxygen".

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