Mixed Media

April 2016

Zmei3 - ‘Rough Romanian Soul’ (album stream) (premiere)

Zmei3 is anything but a traditional group as they tackle the realities of life in Romania post-communism in their lyrics.

Parc En Ciel - “pH” (Singles Going Steady)

"pH" is an ambient prog-rock dreamscape that is empty of words but replete with images.

The Loom - ‘Here in the Deadlights’ (album stream) (premiere)

Brooklyn indie rock band the Loom is releasing their second album on Friday, but you can hear it now on PopMatters.

Rïcïnn- “Uma” (audio) (premiere)

Hear "Uma", the first track from Rïcïnn's upcoming release Lïan.

Rapper Shane - “Started” (audio) (premiere)

Rapper Shane has got a super confident flow bristling with energy and passion, rather like Nas.

Tim Hecker - “Black Phase” (Singles Going Steady)

Tim Hecker is back with a new album, and he's brought all of his dark, ambient soundscapes to the table once more with "Black Phase".

Wild Ponies - “Graveyard Train” (audio) (premiere)

East Nashville's Wild Ponies are a rockin' Americana band with one hell of a lead singer.

Chance the Rapper feat. Saba - “Angels” (Singles Going Steady)

Chance the Rapper's "Angels" needn't apologize for its earnest attempts to console and uplift and shines all the brighter for them.

Andre Williams - “Detroit (I’m So Glad I Stayed)” (audio) (premiere)

At 79, nothing is slowing cult hero Andre Williams or his funky swagger. His new album releases June 3rd.

Yarn - “Now You’re Gone” (audio) (premiere)

Yarn offers up a great Americana song with killer riffs as they ruminate on the end of relationships.

March 2016

//Mixed media

Indie Horror Month 2016: Executing 'The Deed'

// Moving Pixels

"It's just so easy to kill someone in a video game that it's surprising when a game makes murder difficult.

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