Mixed Media

September 2011

CocknBullKid - “Adulthood” (video)

During the heady days of the electro revival a few years back, Anita Blay—aka CocknBullKid—looked set to make her mark. I saw her


Brooklyn Singer-Songwriter Argyle Johansen Showcases Psychedelic Folk

Like a cross between Vandaveer, the Decemberists and Sufjan Stevens, Brooklyn songwriter Argyle Johansen [a.k.a. John F. Wentz] hammers his way into your ears with the multi-layered textures from Inner Demo(n)s, his latest album.


Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Fridays

Part five of a primetime look at what the major networks will be offering us, with predictions on what will stick and what will flop.


NOVI - “Blackbirds” Video (PopMatters Premiere)

NOVI, aka Carolyne Neuman in real life, is an up-and-coming electro-pop artist originally from small town Oregon, but now based in the big city (Los Angeles).


Paul McCartney Discussing ‘Ocean’s Kingdom’; Premieres at NYC Ballet

World Premiere of Sir Paul McCartney's Ocean's Kingdom occurs tonight.


Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Thursdays

Part four of a primetime look at what the major networks will be offering us, with predictions on what will stick and what will flop.


John Meeks and Joanie Mendenhall Release Duets EP

John Meeks, the jewel in San Diego’s alt-country crown, serves up something a little different this month. Following 2010’s amazing Old Blood, Meeks joined


Primus New Album Out Now + US Tour Dates

Primus released their seventh studio album Green Naugahyde this month on ATO Records and Prawn Song. The album was produced and engineered by bass master


The Brilliant ‘Nostalgia for the Light’ Now on DVD from Icarus Fims

The Chile of Patricio Guzmán’s childhood is long gone, a collective history he’s explored in other films. But Nostalgia for the Light


Shakespeare Bites Back: Stratford Takes on Hollywood

Eminent Shakespeare scholars present their argument in response to the upcoming release of Roland Emmerich's Anonymous.


August 2011

//Mixed media
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On Truth and Dark Turns in 'Tickled'

// Short Ends and Leader

"The tickling wormhole seems to be getting deeper...

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