Mixed Media

October 2009

Pylon - Chomp More (new album)

Pylon Chomp More (DFA) Releasing: Out now Legendary ‘80s post-punk outfit Pylon is set to re-release their sophomore effort Chomp, digitally re-mastered and expanded as

Fan Death - Reunited (video)

Fan Death, the band, just put out a video for an extended mix of “Reunited” from their upcoming A Coin For The Well EP. Fan

Kap Bambino - “Batcaves” (Jackson Remix) (tour dates / MP3)

Hailing from Bordeaux, France, punk rock tandem Caroline Martial and Orion Bouvier make up the tantalizing Kap Bambino. Drawing upon the likes of Suicide and

Tegan and Sara - “Hell” (video)

From its dead melody to the song-closing chorus repetitions that exist only to kill time, “Hell” (from Sainthood) is completely inoffensive and forgettable. We have

Them Crooked Vultures - self-titled (new album / stream)

Them Crooked Vultures Them Crooked Vultures (Columbia (U.K.) / DGC/Interscope (U.S.)) Releasing: 16 November (U.K.) 17 November (U.S.) Stream “New Fang” from the

Nosaj Thing on Yours Truly (video)

Nosaj Thing (aka Jason Chung) talks shop and shows off the skills in this interview with Yours Truly.

The Smashing Pumpkins - Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness (video collection)

Fourteen years ago this week: the Smashing Pumpkins released their third album, Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness, on Virgin Records. For the first and

Stereophonics - Keep Calm and Carry On (new album / video)

Stereophonics Keep Calm and Carry On (Mercury) Releasing: 16 November Stereophonics return with their latest album, Keep Calm and Carry On, via Mercury Records on November 1

Field Music - Measure (new album / MP3)

Field Music Measure (Memphis Industry/Revolver) Releasing: 16 February A three-year-long hiatus by Field Music has brought about a new 20-track double album from these English

Arctic Monkeys - “Cornerstone” (video)

This video features one static shot of Alex Turner against a white background singing into a tape recorder, and nothing else. There’s an odd

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

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"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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