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June 2009

Twilight: New Moon dir. Chris Weitz (trailer)

This sequel looks to be every bit as gross and vapid as the first Twilight film, with wooden performances and lots of special effects abounding.


Passion Pit - “The Reeling” (Miike Snow Remix) (MP3)

We think really highly of Passion Pit here at PopMatters, having just rated the band’s new album Manners an 8. Miike Snow, who has his


Regina Spektor - “Eet” (video)

Moody music and fitting sepia tones in this new video from Spektor’s upcoming project Far.


Allen Ginsberg’s Birthday (video)

Today is the birthday of Allen Ginsberg, celebrated beat poet and social activist who died in 1997. Here’s a video of him giving a reading


Sonic Youth - The Eternal (stream)

Here comes the sludge! Sonic Youth’s new album, The Eternal, isn’t due out until next week, but the band is more than happy


“The Man from London” dir. Bela Tarr (trailer)

Hungarian auteur Bela Tarr’s newest mysterious feature features an outrageously crisp black and white visual style and the dynamic Tilda Swinton. The film is


Pearl Jam - “Get Some” (Live on Tonight Show) (video)

The guitar-loving Conan O’Brien has finally taken over The Tonight Show and describes his first musical guest as “one of the greatest rock bands


The Sounds - “No One Sleeps When I’m Awake” (video)

Swedish poppers the Sounds put out a new album this week, Crossing the Rubicon, and have just released a video for the first single. The


“Anti Christ” dir. Lars von Trier (trailer)

Director Lars von Trier recently declared himself to be “the best film director in the world”, at Cannes, where Charlotte Gainsbourg picked up Best Actress


Grizzly Bear - “Two Weeks” (Live) (video)

Spinner shows us that Grizzly Bear’s angelic harmonies are just as potent live as they are on disc.


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