Mixed Media

March 2010

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


Big B: The Bollywood rapper & the American star

“This is what change looks like”—President Obama on the passage of the health care bill 2010. “How y’ah like me now”—Kool Moe Dee


Shantel - Authentic EP (new album / video)

German producer Shantel has made his name as a remixer of Balkan music, beginning his career in Frankfurt working with electronic sounds, but gradually expanding


Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - “She Ain’t a Child No More” (Live @ SXSW) (video)

Perpetual PopMatters fave Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings stopped by the WOXY stage in Austin to play a tune off their upcoming album I Learned


February 2010

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