Mixed Media

March 2012

‘Turn me on, dammit’ Opens in New York on 30 March

At 15 years old, Alma (Helene Bergsholm) is feeling confined in a small mountain town in Norway. She’s miserable and confused in the usual teenage


Bluegrass Legend Earl Scruggs Passes Away at 88 (video tribute)

Earl Scruggs was a giant and his influence was felt across the music world. Scruggs will be greatly missed and remembered as one of the true musician's musicians. We present a video tribute.


Julia Holter – “Moni Mon Amie” (video)

Ekstasis is one of the most unusual and unprecedented indie pop albums to come along in quite awhile


Björk – “Crystalline” (Current Value Remix) (stream)

Björk has a new series of remixes of songs from last year’s Biophilia releasing every two weeks, leading up to a CD and


Damon Albarn Tackles Opera with ‘Dr. Dee’ (new album / video)

Blur frontman Damon Albarn is flexing his artistic muscles, tackling perhaps the most difficult musical form to master... opera.


New Bear in Heaven Release Featured on NPR’s “First Listen”

Alt fave band Bear in Heaven amassed some considerable buzz at this year’s SXSW festival and now they’re gearing up to release their


The Flaming Lips and Bon Iver Collaborate on a Song for a Record Store Day Release from the Lips

The Flaming Lips worked with a bevy of top-notch artists (see the track list after the jump) for their Record Store Day release The Flaming


Japandroids - ‘Celebration Rock’ (new album / stream)

Japandroids Celebration Rock (Polyvinyl) Releasing: 5 June Japanroids are back with their sophomore outing, Celebration Rock, following the critically acclaimed 2009 debut Post-Nothing. Guitarist Brian King recently


Topical Doc ‘The Island President’ Opens at Film Forum on 28 March

The film is beautifully shot and tells a compelling story. It also provides an inspiring instruction as to Nasheed's means and his end.


Mission of Burma - “Dust Devil” (stream)

Mission of Burma has thankfully reunited and will be issuing a new album titled Unsound on 9 July via their new label home, Fire Records. The


February 2012

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'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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