Mixed Media

July 2011

Best Actress Rewind: 1975

Best Actress Rewind is back! Oscar-watcher Matt Mazur challenges the Academy's choices in his favorite category, comparing the Academy nominees with his own (frequently better) nominees!


New Portugal. The Man. Live Session and Album Preview on KCRW

Recently, two songs from Portugal. The Man. caught my ear but I was soon to learn that the online radio play was due to the


Keith Top of the Pops… - “Two of the Beatles Are Dead” MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

In August, Keith Top of the Pops and His Minor UK Indie Celebrity All-Star Backing Band will release their debut album, cheekily titled F*ck You! I'm Keith Top of the Pops, and today we premiere the equally brashly titled, "Two of the Beatles Are Dead".


Girls - Father, Son, Holy Ghost (new album / MP3)

Girls Father, Son, Holy Ghost (True Panther Sounds) US Release: 13 September Buzz indie pop band Girls have a new album on tap, Father, Son, Holy


2011 Honda Civic Tour Is Going Full Blast

POPMATTERS SPONSOR—This year’s Honda Civic Tour features headliners My Chemical Romance and blink-182 with appearances at various dates from indie faves Matt &


Fruit Bats - Tripper (new album / MP3s)

Fruit Bats Tripper (Sub Pop) Releasing: 2 August 2011 Eric D. Johnson conceived of the fifth Fruit Bats album as less of a group effort and more


The Rapture - “How Deep Is Your Love?” (stream)

The Rapture are releasing their new single “How Deep Is Your Love?” digitally next Tuesday as a preview for their new DFA Records album coming


The Preservation Hall Jazz Band & The Del McCoury Band - “I’ll Fly Away” (video)

Last night, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and the Del McCoury Band, joined forces for a foot-stomping, soul movin' version of the gospel classic "I'll Fly Away" on the stages of the Late Show with David Letterman.


20 Years of “Summertime” (video)

It's hard to fathom that the tune was released 20 years ago, but "Summertime" was and it likely will continue to be the quintessential summer jam for many years to come.


Mike Post - “I Know What I Know” (MP3)

No, it’s not a cover of Paul Simon’s African Graceland track, but rather the debut single off My Place Is Here / My Time


June 2011

May 2011

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The Specter of Multiplayer Hangs Over 'Door Kickers'

// Moving Pixels

"Door Kickers is not a multiplayer game, but for a while there, I couldn’t tell the difference.

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