Mixed Media

September 2011

Erasure - Tomorrow’s World (short film) (PopMatters US Premiere)

Synthpop legends Erasure return this fall with a new album, Tomorrow's World, releasing 3 October in the UK and 10 October in the US.


Coldplay - “Paradise”

The band, the producers, or the label -- who gets the blame for "Paradise"?


‘Frontline: The Man Behind the Mosque’ Airs on PBS 27 September

“I’m a New Yorker from Brooklyn. I’m not a community activist, I’m not an Islamic academic. This isn’t something I’ve


Stream Anika’s “No One’s There” as She Embarks on North American Tour

Earlier this year, PopMatters premiered Anika’s video for “I Go to Sleep” just as she set out on a number of Stateside DJ appearances.


The Superb ‘Last Train Home’ Premieres on POV on 27 September at 10pm

“When we are home, we won’t even know what to say to the kids.” As Chen Suqin imagines the holiday visit she and her


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.


August 2011

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Trickle Down Corruption in 'This Is the Police'

// Moving Pixels

"In a world of hitmen, snitches, mobsters, murderers, terrorists, rapists, rioters, bombers, thieves, and serial killers, your greatest enemy is your boss.

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