Mixed Media

November 2014

Yung Truth, D.A., Hoodzee and L. Salv - “The Cypher” (video)

Four British MCs work a dark hip-hop groove in an exchange of words edged with the grit of London streets.

Devin Sinha - “Lone Elm Road” (video) (Premiere)

Devin Sinha offers up the newest video from his latest studio outing, The Seventh Season, for the tune rockish folk of "Lone Elm Road".

The Gibson Brothers - “Bye Bye Love” (audio) (Premiere)

With some ace bluegrass flatpicking and tender vocal harmonies, the Gibson Brothers' take on the Everly Brothers classic "Bye Bye Love" shows this reputable bluegrass group in fine form.

PONYSHOW - “Folks” (video) (Premiere)

Members of Detroit garage rock icons Von Bondies release their debut video, "Folks", under the new moniker PONYSHOW.

Adria - “Pull Me Under” (audio) (Premiere)

Adria, one of the land down under's newest musical exports, offers up her moody first single "Pull Me Under" for streaming here at PopMatters.

TART - “Rabid Dogs” (audio) (Premiere)

Detroit duo TART releases the snarling and foaming single "Rabid Dogs" as a followup to its debut EP.

Paul Kelly - “Keep On Coming Back For More (feat. Clairy Brown)” (audio) (Premiere)

Soul singer Paul Kelly brings a whole bevy of talented singers to cover his tunes for his new album The Merri Soul Sessions. Powerhouse vocalist Clairy Brown gives a spirited rendition of "Keep On Coming Back for More".

Elliott Murphy - “Land of Nod” (video)

Quiet and understated but with a catchy trance-like chorus, “Blissed Out in the Land of Nod” slowly seeps into the sub-conscious.

Fall 2014 New Music Playlist (audio)

PopMatters has 17 new songs plus notes to add to your fall soundtrack.

Matthew Fowler - “Rooftops (Live in Nashville)” (video) (Premiere)

Get up close and personal with the rising, Orlanda, Florida based singer/songwriter Matthew Fowler with this intimate recording of him performing the song "Rooftops".

October 2014

//Mixed media

'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

// Short Ends and Leader

"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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