Mixed Media

February 2011

Rewinding the 53rd Annual Grammys

Performance-filled show often gave excellent tributes to music greats, but barely passed out any awards. This is going to be a long post!

Xavier Makes Your (Valentine’s) Day

For Brooklyn-based Xavier, Valentine’s Day means more than flower bouquets and Russell Stover Chocolates. Each year since 2007, the dance-soul artist has recorded a special

Winter New Music Playlist

Whether stuck inside or just looking for some new tunes to brighten up your wintertime.

Unknown Pleasures Indeed: Playmobil Figurines Perform Joy Division’s “Transmission”

That pesky Pitchfork website scooped us with this story, but hey, something this cool warrants repeating. Watch below as Joy Division’s performance of “Transmission”

The Veils - “The Stars Came Out Once the Lights Went Out” (video)

Hot off the heels of their latest release, the Troubles of the Brain EP, the Veils recently dropped the video for “The Stars Came Out

Mr. Pauer - Electropico Mixtape MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

Miami-based Toto Gonzalez, otherwise known as Mr. Pauer, is a world traveller and DJ whose journeys have influenced his global dance sounds.

The Year In TV: June 2010

Continuing out look at the year’s most notable television events, here’s what happened in June 2010.

James Blake - “The Wilhelm Scream” (video)

Earlier this week, PopMatters reviewed the new James Blake album with Timothy Gabriele calling the record “a starkly naked, stripped, lonely futurist R&B

January 2011

//Mixed media

How Röyksopp's 'Melody A.M.' Brought Electronica Into the Mainstream

// Sound Affects

"With their debut, the Norwegian duo essentially provided the everyman's guide to electronic music.

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