Mixed Media

April 2011

‘Submarine’ Trailer (2011, dir. Richard Ayoade)

Submarine is a coming-of-age tale set in Wales about an awkward 15-year-old named Oliver Tate (Craig Roberts).  Sally Hawkins, who has recently delivered a

Superhuman Happiness Is Delightfully Eclectic

Brooklyn based Superhuman Happiness recently came to my attention and I want to share them with the world. Last month the seven-piece eclectic collective (fearlessly

Magnetic Man - “Perfect Stranger (Benga Remix)” (PopMatters Premiere)

UK dubstep group Magnetic Man just hit US shores with their debut and are about to play Coachella, while pioneering London dubstep producer Benga remixes their hit, "Perfect Stranger".

Gentlemen Drivers - “Valdor” Video (PopMatters Premiere)

French-duo Gentlemen Drivers offer up a brain-stimulating visual adventure that is equal parts creepy, strange and obscure for "Valdor".

Diego Garcia - “Stay” MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

Diego Garcia, the former frontman of Elefant, releases his solo debut this week, an album written to heal a broken heart.

Allies - “Oceans (Thade Remix)” MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

Brian Suarez, aka Allies, blends synth-pop and über dancy electro in a masterful way that produces instantly memorable tunes.

Odd Future Announce Tour Dates

Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All (OFWGKTA) just announced on their Tumblr page a string of new tour dates, which finds the Los Angeles-based

Catching Up With Anticon, Themselves

Anticon’s 2011 release slate is quickening, with several albums on the way, including Son Lux’s We Are Rising on April 26 and 13 & God’s

Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child Premieres on PBS on 4/12 at 10pm.

Built on a 1986 interview Tamra Davis conducted with her friend Jean-Michel Basquiat, the film shows him as funny, shy, and frank.

SPONSOR: Lexus Highlights the Best and Brightest New Musical Talent

Lexus has teamed with MOG to spotlight some of music’s best up-and-comers, including PopMatters favorites like Twin Shadow, Yuck, Smith Westerns and the Rural

March 2011

February 2011

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The Sound and the Warmth: An Interview with Cardiknox

// Sound Affects

"New York's Cardiknox are taking more steps in their goal of world domination. With their debut record Portrait out, the band are dreaming big, wanting to transcend the indie pop scene.

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