Mixed Media

January 2012

Watch: A Place to Bury Strangers’ “So Far Away”

This band's existence justifies the need for universal health care.

‘Sing Your Song’ Opens in Theaters on 13 January

Sing Your Song‘s focus on political activism—its relationship to celebrity, whether a star owns it or not—mirrors that of its subject. As

‘The Interrupters’ and Steve James at Stranger Than Fiction 12 January.

“The block is quiet,” remembers Ameena Matthews, “And I’m looking down the street, and here come the sisters of the guy that got his

Doc Series ‘Have You Heard From Johannesburg’ Premieres on PBS 1/12

Premiering on PBS' Independent Lens on 12 January to commemorate the centennial of the ANC, Have You Heard From Johannesburg is reduced from its original seven parts to five (airing on 19 and 26 January as well).

Van Halen Finally Gives the World a New Tune with “Tattoo”

Fair due – "Tattoo" ain’t no instant classic. It is, however, Diamond Dave, Eddie Van Halen; loud, gonzo – and about bloody time.

The Shins Offer Up New Track, “Simple Song”

Filling a void until anticipated release in March

Download “Petoskey Stone” from the New Dana Falconberry EP

Dana Falconberry’s new EP Though I Didn’t Call It Came is quietly epic and ripe with wonder. This Austin based indie darling has

‘Billy the Kid’ on PBS’ ‘American Experience’, 10 January

“I think he thinks, ‘Somewhere, I’m gonna get out of this.’” “He” is Billy the Kid, the legendary American criminal who is the subject

Jónsi Song “Gathering Stories” Receives Animated Video Treatment

The team behind movie We Bought a Zoo may be disappointed with their marketing decisions (another Dad in the dumps too close to The Descendants

Download a Track Off Jon Lindsay’s Latest EP

When PopMatters last caught up with Jon Lindsay, the power pop aficionado was prepping the follow-up to his debut LP, Escape from Plaza-Midwood, one of 2010’

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Red Baraat Blows Hartford Hall Down Celebrating the Festival of Colors (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Red Baraat's annual Festival of Colors show rocked a snow laden Hartford on a Saturday evening.

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