Mixed Media

January 2011

Charlie Louvin 1927-2011

Charlie Louvin was never one to shy away from spiritual concerns. The Louvin Brothers’ best-known album, Satan Is Real, was released in 1959, and half a


Video Interview with Tim Kasher (PopMatters Premiere)

As the debut subject for PopMatters' new line of video interviews, Cursive's Tim Kasher discusses why he continually changes his sound, what he thinks of those who can't accept fiction as fiction, and why he'll never be "Weird Al" Yankovic ...


Thomas Giles - “Sleep Shake” Video (PopMatters Premiere)

Tommy Rogers is out to blow perceptions away, though, with his new solo album Pulse, issued under his given first and middle name of Thomas Giles.


Bob Marley’s “Live Forever” Streaming Exclusively on MOG

Bob Marley & The Wailers' last ever concert occurred in Pittsburgh on 23 September 1980 and next week Universal is releasing the deluxe two-CD set documenting the historic show.


Amanda Palmer - “Map of Tasmania” Behind the Scenes Video (PopMatters Premiere)

The Queen of Punk Cabaret gets majorly glammy on her new video.


Even As You Gag on It: MST3K vs. Post-War America

Nothing destroys the charm of a meal more quickly than having a personality.


The Go! Team - Rolling Blackouts (new album / stream)

The Go! Team Rolling Blackouts (Memphis Industries) Releasing: 1 February (US), 31 January (UK) Britain’s genre busting Go! Team brings their third album to light in


Olafur Arnalds Returns to North America

Icelandic composer Olafur Arnalds is kicking off 2011 with a brief North American tour behind his latest album, last year’s …and they have escaped the


Panda Bear - Tomboy (new album / stream)

Panda Bear Tomboy (Paw Tracks) Releasing: 19 April Animal Collective’s Noah Lennox releases his eagerly awaited fourth album, Tomboy, under the beloved Panda Bear moniker


Watch: The National’s Performance of “Bloodbuzz Ohio” on Austin City Limits

Last weekend, PBS’s live music program Austin City Limits aired an episode of a soaring set by the National from Oct. 11, 2010. In the accompanying


December 2010

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In Defense of the Infinite Universe in 'No Man's Sky'

// Moving Pixels

"The common cries of disappointment that surround No Man’s Sky stem from the exciting idea of an infinite universe clashing with the harsh reality of an infinite universe.

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