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February 2014

‘30 for 30: The Price of Gold’: The Saga of Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan on Netflix

Both careful and compelling, Nan Burstein's film looks back on the rivalry between the golden girl Kerrigan and the hardscrabble Tony Harding as well as a number of related stories, not least being the TV coverage of every creepy or melodramatic moment.


Thalia Zedek Band - “Fell So Hard” (stream) (Premiere)

"Fell So Hard" is a fine example of where Thalia Zedek's present and past meet, combining the broader, more open palette of 2013's Via with the heft of the blues-tinged indie sound that Come pioneered.


Conor Oberst - “Hundreds of Ways” (stream)

Bright Eyes frontman releases a freewheeling, genre-jumping single from his forthcoming solo album.


CONTEST: Fandango Awards Season Giveaway

Take the Fandango Awards Ballot Challenge for your chance to win movie tickets and an A-list Hollywood vacation.


Evan Ønly - ‘No Matter What’ EP (stream) (Premiere)

While it's accurate to describe Evan Ønly's synthpop as "future vintage", his upcoming EP No Matter What sounds wholly current.


Belle Adair - “Slowest Routine” (video) (Premiere)

Off Belle Adair's 2013 debut The Brave and Blue, "Slowest Routine" combines a rootsy undertone with sleeker, modern elements, a vibe that's visualized in its stunning video.


Mount Carmel - “Back on It” (stream) (Premiere)

Columbus, OH's Mount Carmel still believes in rock 'n' roll -- you know, the real stuff with charging guitars and drums meant to stir the loins before the brain cells... And I mean that in a good way.


Doug C and the Blacklisted - “She’s One Hell of a Girl” (stream)

What’s a former punk rocker to do once the angst is gone?


Fiona Bevan - “The Machine” (stream)

New British singer-songwriter Fiona Bevan possesses a beguiling and original voice.


Messenger - “Somniloquist” (video) (Premiere)

PopMatters premieres the video for "Somniloquist", taken from Messenger's genre-defying debut album Illusory Blues, set for release on the 28th of March.


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