Mixed Media

April 2011

Soema Montenegro - “Cuando Pasa” MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

Argentina's Soema Montenegro possesses the chops to be one of the latter day vocal greats and her expansive sound seems bound for the stages of Carnegie Hall and the world's fine concert venues.


Death Cab for Cutie - Codes and Keys (new album / stream)

Death Cab for Cutie Codes and Keys (Atlantic) Releasing: 31 May Death Cab for Cutie have just put out a stream of a new tune from


Swedish Television Profiles Their Hit Girl, Robyn

A subtitled version of the new Sveriges Television documentary on Swedish popster Robyn has hit YouTube. The entire one-hour program is available in four parts


‘Marwencol’ Premieres on Independent Lens, 26 April

“My memories that I do get,” says Mark Hogancamp, “They come back in stills, just a single shot, but no context.” They remind him that


Kate Bush - “Deeper Understanding” (video)

Eclectic British songwriter Kate Bush has a new album releasing 16 May called Director’s Cut and she has just released the first video from the


Beastie Boys Battle the Leakers with a “Leak” of Their Own

As many of you know, the Beastie Boys’ new album The Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2 has already leaked, but it’s the “clean” version. So,


The Lollapalooza Line-up Is Announced…

There are some pretty massive names atop the lineup this year, with Eminem, Coldplay and Foo Fighters as the top of the bill headliners. We’


R.I.P. Poly Styrene, Punk Legend and X-Ray Spex Frontwoman

Poly Styrene (Marianne Elliott-Said): July 3rd 1957- April 25th 2011. Popular music has lost one of its great women.


Dylan Ettinger - “Lion of Judah” (video)

New Age Outlaw Dylan Ettinger has a new 7” single out on “it” label Not Not Fun (which is spotlighted in the cover story from this


Magick Mountain - “One for My Ego” (video)

A transient video that’s abstract and fluid, centering around a mountain made of magick and infested with sperm or surrounded by tentacles that eventually


March 2011

//Mixed media
//Blogs

"Rock Never Dies" Takes Shots at Celebrity Culture In a Surprisingly Effective Episode

// Channel Surfing

"Season 12's best episode yet isn't perfect, but well-done, with an excellent swan song performance by Rick Springfield.

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