Mixed Media

August 2010

Steve Tibbetts Covers Hendrix’s “Villanova Junction” (MP3)

Recently I had the opportunity to review guitarist Steve Tibbetts’ latest acoustic endeavor Natural Causes. A cover of Jimi Hendrix’s “Villanova Junction” got axed

Social Studies - “Holler Boys” Video (PopMatters Premiere)

San Francisco's Social Studies offer up a blend of skizzy pop and math rock on their Antenna Farms debut Wind Up Wooden Heart that released this July.

Interview with Titus Andronicus @ Pitchfork 2010

Lifting their name from one of Shakespeare’s most acclaimed plays is an indication that Jersey-bred Titus Andronicus have massive cajones and don’t shy

Foxymorons - “This Too Shall Pass” Video (PopMatters Premiere)

Their gentle, pastoral pop ideally suits these waning days of summer, made all the more ironic given that these tunes were recorded during the cold winter months in frosty Nashville basement.

Belle and Sebastian - Belle and Sebastian Write about Love (new album / video)

Belle and Sebastian Belle and Sebastian Write about Love (Matador) Releasing: 12 October It was only a few months ago that Belle and Sebastian were recording

!!!‘s ‘Strange Weather, Isn’t It?’ Streaming in Advance of Release

!!!‘s new platter, Strange Weather, Isn’t It? releases next week. Look for the PopMatters review early next week. In the meantime, you can get

Robyn Hitchcock & the Hungry Moment

Robyn Hitchcock has formed a “psyche ‘n’ western” outfit called the Hungry Moment. Abigail Washburn is banjo while Rayna Gellerd handles fiddle duties. Their single

Donna Summer: To Paris With Love (new single)

Add another color to that crayon box. Highlighting yet another facet of the vocal versatility she exhibited on Crayons (2008), Donna Summer delivers a late-summer dance

Elvis Is Everywhere

On the anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley, it is good to remind ourselves that Elvis is everywhere.

The Walkmen - “Angela Surf City” (Live on Fallon) (video)

The Walkmen are releasing their latest album, Lisbon, 14 September via Fat Possum Records. Last night they stopped by Jimmy Fallon’s show to preview a

July 2010

//Mixed media

'SUPERHOTLine Miami' Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

// Moving Pixels

"SUPERHOTLine Miami provides a perfect case study in how slow-motion affects the pace and tone of a game.

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