Mixed Media

March 2011

The Beatles Were the First Punk Rock Band

According to Wikipedia, punk rock bands “created fast, hard-edged music, typically with short songs, stripped-down instrumentation, embracing a DIY (do it yourself) ethic”. This sounds


MoMa Presents: Charles Burnett Retrospective

The Museum of Modern Art presents a major retrospective of Charles Burnett, the American filmmaker who through three decades has chronicled the African American experience


Tuning in to ‘Totally Tooned In’

Vintage cartoons finally have a home on broadcast television.


Country Mice - “Festival” MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

Brooklyn's Country Mice are as rooted in classic rock as in the Twang. Twister, releasing on 7 June, should be a new favorite of the Wilco-loving masses.


Radiohead’s “The King of Limbs” Is Streaming on PopMatters This Week

Radiohead actually released their latest, much-lauded new album, The King of Limbs to the masses digitally back in February via their own website, but this week brings the physical product -- yes, that still exists.


Show Auto-Tune Some Respect, Already

Weird Al Yankovic dons a lab coat and gives us a lesson in the history of Auto-Tune. Like the carbon-based creatures that we are, Auto-Tune


MoMa Presents: Dziga Vertov Retrospective

The Museum of Modern Art salutes master of Soviet cinema Dziga Vertov (1896-1954), whose still-radical experiments in image and sound have had an enduring influence


inBflat.net Offers DIY Music

Audio quilt of YouTube videos allows online collaboration.


The Year in Music: September 2010

September 2010, the subject of our latest look at the year’s biggest events in music, was a month of TV events, celebrity arrests, and a lot of new music.


Detroit’s Movement Electronic Music Festival Announces Headliners

Detroit’s Movement Electronic Music Festival just named its headliners for the Memorial Day weekend party, which includes Detroit techno legend Carl Craig performing live


February 2011

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Our Own Points of View on 'Hardcore Henry'

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"Hardcore Henry gives us a chance to consider not how well a video game translates to film, but how well a video game point of view translates to film.

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