Mixed Media

July 2011

Perc - “My Head is Slowly Exploding” (video)

As Sandwell District gets… well, soft is the not the word for it… cleaner, perhaps, a new crop have imported the grit of their Downwards


Suuns - “Gaze” Live Video (PopMatters Premiere)

"Gaze" is the "kind of muscled, brooding rock that Robert Smith would love, combining thick walls of distorted guitar with rattling synths to solid effect."


The Rescues - “Can’t Stand the Rain” (video)

If you’re on the fence about this band, one of the members is the composer for the ABC sitcom Modern Family, a show that


Ringo Starr’s 71st Birthday: A Life In Videos

Let’s take a look at some of the career highlights of one of the most well known drummers in music history.


M83 New Album and Tour Soon

Below is a teaser video for M83’s forthcoming (currently untitled) new album. The video ends with four simple words: M83 New Album Soon. As


Brigitte DeMeyer Gets Religion, Hallelujah!

Singer songwriter Brigitte DeMeyer moved to Nashville from the Bay Area last year. Her new material (her next album Rose of Jericho is due to


Hullabaloo: “Green Beans Everywhere”

How many songs can there be about green beans? Well, at least five...


‘Sweetgrass’ Premieres As Part of PBS’ POV series on 5 July at 10pm

In 2003, a last herd of sheep made its way through Montana’s Absaroka-Beartooth mountains, taking over three months and covering some 150 miles. That journey is


15 of the Best 4th of July Songs in Rock Music

Wondering where songwriters have paid homage to the Fourth of July in their songs? Here are 15 notable examples of references to the American holiday.


Britney Spears Attacks the Paparazzi (Again) in “I Wanna Go”

Britney may not hate the Man, but she definitely hates the paparazzi.


June 2011

May 2011

//Mixed media
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Cage the Elephant Ignite Central Park with Kickoff for Summerstage Season

// Notes from the Road

"Cage the Elephant rocked two sold-out nights at Summerstage and return to NYC for a free show May 29th. Info on that and a preview of the full Summerstage schedule is here.

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