Mixed Media

January 2011

Mystery, Murder, a Woman Author and a Dandy Aristocrat

Usually, Kuala Lumpur is predictably sweltering and humid with the occasional rainstorm to break the monotony. Over Christmas and New Year, however, we had grey


The Year in Music: April 2010

M.I.A’s controversial music video for “Born Free” is released. In the clip, violence against red-haired people is used as a metaphor for


The Sunshine Factory - “Twisted and Clover” (PopMatters Premiere)

Mobile, Alabama's the Sunshine Factory are a power trio with a shoegaze and psychedelic edge.


Trish Keenan of Broadcast R.I.P.

The news yesterday that neo-psychedelic chanteuse Trish Keenan, founding member of Broadcast, had been hospitalized for pneumonia was troubling, but it might not have seemed


Ratatat - “Wildcat” (video)

This charmingly goofy video featuring two lionesses and a tigress (the giveaway? See 1:50 in the video…) getting their groove on to Ratatat’s “Wildcat” has


Showtime Gets ‘Shameless’

Showtime has struck gold once again with its newest drama, Shameless. The show centers around a dysfunctional family lead by a hard partying William H.


Live MGMT Daytrotter Session

Daytrotter.com captures the songwriting core of MGMT.


V.I.M. - “Maggie’s Last Party” (1991)

Strikingly original, and catchy to the point of irritation, “Maggie’s Last Party” is a curious post-rave oddity thrust onto a dazed Britain nursing a


Hercules & Love Affair Unleash a Brilliant Video for “My House”

And don’t get that confused with the Mary Jane Girls’ “In My House”. The video, re-creating a low-budget dance party/music program from what


Grails Unveils New Track From Upcoming Album (MP3)

Grails, the prolific Portland based out-sound band (with Emil Amos of Om and Holy Sons), just dropped a track from their upcoming record, Deep Politics


December 2010

November 2010

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Hope and Despair in Video Games

// Moving Pixels

"There are moments in games that capture the feud waged in ourselves between hope and despair.

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