Mixed Media

September 2012

Roger Miller of Mission of Burma Releases “Big Steam” Video

New single described as sonic tribute to Piper at the Gates of Dawn.

Catching Up with Former American Idols: Season Ten

It was the year Idol went country, but what happened to all of the top five?

Wilco - “Sunloathe” (video)

Wilco's latest video is an animated one directed by Peter Glantz and illustrated by Nathaniel Murphy. The video is timed perfectly to the resumption of Wilco's U.S. tour, which will see them in Berkeley tonight and tomorrow.

Souljazz Orchestra - “Conquering Lion” (video)

Souljazz Orchestra's new album Solidarity was recorded with vintage analog equipment and the band carries that aesthetic into their new video "Conquering Lion". Here the group is caught in live performance with vintage video gear.

Diplo - “About That Life” (feat. Jahan Lennon) (video)

Diplo's new single "About That Life" just released and the tune features Jahan Lennon, who dresses up like the fellow who shares his surname in the video.

Why? – “Strawberries” (stream)

Why? releases their second single, "Strawberries", off their upcoming new album Mumps, Etc. that's dropping on October 9th.

Dirty Projectors - “About to Die” (video)

Dirty Projectors have announced a new EP releasing November 6th featuring the "About to Die" track from Swing Lo Magellan, as well as three new songs. The video was written and directed by David Longstreth and produced by Pitchfork.TV.

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band - St. Peter & 57th St (EPK) (PopMatters Premiere)

Next week is a huge week for one of the finest bands on the planet. The National Treasure that is the Preservation Hall Jazz Band have two new releases on tap: the first is a live recording of their Carnegie Hall appearance in 2012, St. Peter & 57th St. and the second is a massive box set, 50th Anniversary Collection.

Talk Normal - “Cover” (stream)

Brooklyn's Talk Normal release their latest LP Sunshine on 23 October via Joyful Noise. Here's the second single, "Cover".

Flying Lotus - “Putty Boy Strut” (video)

Flying Lotus' latest album Until the Quiet Comes releases 1/2 October 2012 via Warp Records.

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TIFF 2017: 'The Shape of Water'

// Notes from the Road

"The Shape of Water comes off as uninformed political correctness, which is more detrimental to its cause than it is progressive.

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