Mixed Media

April 2016

Colin Stetson - “SORROW III” (Singles Going Steady)

The track isn't merely about "sorrow", that passing sentiment of unhappiness that always allows recovery; rather, it is about this sentiment amplified tenfold.


Samaris - “Wanted 2 Say” (Singles Going Steady)

"Wanted 2 Say" is a bone-chilling electro-pop light show that enshrouds Jófríður Ákadóttir's lead vocal in a sequence of intertwining synth passages.


Nosaj Thing - “N R 2” (Singles Going Steady)

Meandering, zero-gravity synth tendrils float over a minimalist bass-drum backbeat, merging together into the aural analogue of the centrifuge in Stanley Kubrick's seminal 2001.


Dilly Dally - “Snakehead” (Singles Going Steady)

Dilly Dally does a great job at capturing the passion and energy of grunge and punk on "Snakehead".


Gold Panda - “In My Car” (Singles Going Steady)

Anthemic, pounding, and texturally variegated, it's a track that generates memories rather than calls them forth -- and the third-act koto ripple-breakdown is a moment of unequivocal beauty.


Clarence Bucaro - “Tragedy” (audio) (premiere)

Americana singer-songwriter Clarence Bucaro's songs possess a craftsmanlike sophistication in their seeming simplicity and spareness.


Cyndi Lauper - “Funnel of Love” (Singles Going Steady)

Cyndi Lauper made a good choice in covering rockabilly filly Wanda Jackson’s "Funnel of Love" from 1961.


Brian Eno - “The Ship” (Singles Going Steady)

Brian Eno delivers a breathtaking 21-minute epic that sounds like an out of body experience.


AJ Cornell and Tim Darcy - “Too Significant to Ignore” (video) (premiere)

Tim Darcy, the guitarist/vocalist for post-punk band Ought, and Andrea-Jane Cornell have created an exciting new experimental, electronic, spoken word project.


Steve Gunn - “Conditions Wild” (Singles Going Steady)

Steve Gunn's "Conditions Wild" is a pretty slice of psychedelic power pop.


March 2016

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Highbrow, Middle Brow, and Lowbrow in Free-to-Play Gaming

// Moving Pixels

"From the charmingly trashy to the more artistically inclined, there is a wide variety of gaming options in the free-to-play market.

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