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April 2014

Wooden Wand - “Alpha Dawn” (stream) (PopMatters Premiere)

Wooden Wand's James Jackson Toth releases his new album, Farmer's Corner, in May on Fire Records


Young Boy - ‘Other Summers’ (album stream) (Exclusive)

The result of long-lost half-brothers collaborating together, Young Boy's Other Summers is a delicate dream-pop album that beams with an uncommon sense of camaraderie.


tUnE-yArDs - “Wait for a Minute” (stream) + Tour Dates

The eagerly awaited new tUnE-yArDs album, Nikki Nack releases May 6th and the artist has just released the audio for a second album track, the gently soulful "Wait for a Minute".


Califone - “Magdalene” (video) + Tour Dates

Califone releases a beautifully animated stop-motion video by Jesse Stein for "Magdalene" from 2013's Stitches.


Nirvana - “Rape Me”

“Rape Me” was intended as a razor-sharp anti-rape anthem, an emblem of the feminist messages Kurt began channeling during the last two years of his life. That's not how it was taken.


‘Hearts and Minds’: The Forever War Goes On

The film indicts US arrogance in its many forms, including the American administrations and corporate interests that blundered their ways through decades of combat and escalation.


Lyle Lovett - “That’s Right (You’re Not from Texas)” (video)

The justifiably legendary Lyle Lovett played his large band classic "That's Right (You're Not from Texas)" on Conan last night. We all need a little swing in our lives and this is a great place to start.


Mike Sempert - “Oceans of Rock and Roll” (stream) (Premiere)

The frontman for San Francisco's Birds & Batteries, Mike Sempert, has picked up and moved to Los Angeles with his new wife and a burgeoning solo career.


Dead Flowers - “Make It Bright” (stream)

London's Dead Flowers came to be in the winter of 2011, underneath Coney Island's Wonderwheel, an ancient big wheel which still spins to this day.


Tunde Olaniran - “The Highway” (video)

“I hope it’s worth the rent you pay / Too low to take the highway”, Tunde Olaniran sings in the hook-heavy chorus of “The Highway”, off the avant-garde performer’s new Yung Archetype EP.


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