Mixed Media

October 2011

Rahsaan Patterson - “Crazy (Baby)”

If anyone in the neo soul/future R&B scene is holding Prince's ideals closest to their vest it's Rahsaan Patterson.


‘A Dangerous Method’ Trailer (David Cronenberg, 2011)

Adapted for the screen by Christopher Hampton from his own 2002 play The Talking Cure, David Cronenberg’s A Dangerous Method immerses the viewer in early 2


Marilyn Manson Recites William Blake

Marilyn Manson, poet and performance artist.


Foreign Slippers - “Avalanche” (video)

Whenever I’ve had the chance I’ve enthused about Swedish songstress Gabi Frödén and hoped for a full-length album from her Foreign


Celebrating John Lennon’s 71st Birthday With Seven Underrated Songs

Though we instantly identify him with such hits as “Help!”, “I Am the Walrus”, “Imagine”, “Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)”, and more, let’s look at seven of his lesser-known songs.


DJ Shadow - “Border Crossing” (video)

DJ Shadow has turned in a synapse-frying mixture of agit-prop video art and ‘80s VCR nostalgia, with a healthy dose of Tea Party baiting stirred in for good measure.


‘Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone’ Opens at NYC’s ReRun Theater on 10/7

“Fishbone could be a band that doesn’t use profanity, goes and does the festival circuit, plays the oldies and rakes in a ton of


Sleeping in the Aviary - “So Lonely” / “Talking Out of Turn” Videos (PopMatters Premiere)

Despite the wide-ranging musical curiosity and joyful adaptation of classic musical forms (soul, doo-wop, pop/punk, indie-folk), Sleeping in the Aviary remains at their heart, a pop band, offering up instantly catchy and memorable tunes.


Character Actor and Cult Favorite Charles Napier Dead at 75

Russ Meyer loved him. You may remember him as the maniac in Supervixens, Harry in Cherry, Harry & Raquel, and Meyer’s best-known Beyond the


Mates of State Unleash New Video for “Palomino”

Single off new album warrants artistic treatment.


September 2011

August 2011

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Here Comes the Bloom: Timothy Bloom Takes Hip-Hop to the Sock-Hop

// Sound Affects

"More sock-hop than hip-hop, soulster Timothy Bloom does a stunning '50s revamp on contemporary R&B.

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