Mixed Media

July 2010

Gogol Bordello - “Pala Tute” (video)

Vevo has the video of “Pala Tute” from the PopMatters approved Trans-Continental Hustle. It’s one of the year’s best singles so far.


No Surrender - “Godda Get It” Video (PopMatters Premiere)

No Surrender brags about making "future music" in this tune and, guess what? They actually deliver it.


Mahjongg - “Whoop” MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

Mahjongg incorporates interesting elements of pop music without confining the songs to a typical structure. The result is an uncompromising sound in which harsh verges on sweet.


The Mercury Prize 2010 Nominations Are Out. Even Odds on the xx and Dizzee Rascal

The nominations for the UK’s coveted Mercury Prize have been announced and include a couple PopMatters favorites like the xx, Foals, I Am Kloot,


Undercover Karaoke with Jewel at FunnyorDie.com

FunnyorDie.com pulls one over on the dedicated karaoke crowd at the Gas Lite by placing singer Jewel under disguise to sing a few of


Gary Shteyngart’s ‘Super Sad True Love Story’

The promo trailer for Gary Shteyngart’s new novel Super Sad True Love Story features an interesting cast that includes actor James Franco as well


Top Ten Working Actresses: #8 Patricia Clarkson

First Film: The Untouchables (Brian De Palma, 1987) as Elliot Ness’ wife Catherine Must-see: High Art (Lisa Cholodenko, 1998); Pieces of April (Peter Hedges, 2003); Dogville (Lars von


Klaxons - Surfing the Void (new album / videos)

Klaxons Surfing the Void (Polydor) Releasing: 23 August (UK) British psych rockers offer up their latest album this August in the UK while the US release


New Spice Ain’t the Same As the Old Spice

The Old Spice marketing team has made a big splash this past week with their savvy Twitter campaign and personalized videos responding to the most


Appalachian Voices Tour, Protest Mountaintop Removal

Appalachian Voices, a folk group comprised of singer-songwriter Daniel Martin Moore, cellist/vocalist Ben Sollee, and, most famously, singer/songwriter/guitarist Yim Yames (The Artist


June 2010

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//Blogs

Violin Virtuoso L. Subramaniam Mesmerizes in Rare New York Performance (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Co-presented by the World Music Institute, the 92Y hosted a rare and mesmerizing performance from India's violin virtuoso L. Subramaniam.

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