Mixed Media

March 2011

The National’s “Conversation 16” Video (Featuring Mad Men’s John Slattery)

It’s hard to knock the National for milking their 2010 release High Violet for all it’s worth since the album is so damn good.


Mountain Man - “Play It Right” (Warm Ghost Remix) MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

Warm Ghost, aka Paul Duncan, takes the lovely a capella harmonies of Mountain Man's delicious folk pop tune "Play It Right" and coverts it into an infectious slab of electro pop.


Explosions in the Sky’s New Album is Now Streaming

Below you can stream the lead single from Explosions in the Sky’s new album Take Care, Take Care, Take Care. Arguably, the track grooves


Shackleton & Strawalde Collaboration

The former Skull Disco co-founder Shackleton has always been a figure whose music seemed to bubble under the skin as much as rumble along the


Kermit Driscoll - Reveille (video)

Don't call him just-a-bassist!


The Year in Music: August 2010

Continuing out look at the year’s most notable events in the world of music, here’s what happened in August 2010.


Protect-U - “U-Uno” (video)

If hypnagogic’s tape culture has a vinyl-only house-oriented equivalent, it’s Brooklyn-based Future Times Records. Their latest psychedelic pacakage by Protect-U is no exception.


O Great Spotify, Where Are You?

Spotify continues to make U.S. users hold out for a future that hasn’t arrived... yet.


My Morning Jacket Celebrate New Album Circuital by Offering Free Downloads

For the next six weeks, My Morning Jacket will be counting down to their sixth studio album entitled Circuital by releasing six free downloads on


Loch Lomond Cover Fleetwood Mac

To celebrate the release of their latest LP, Little Me Will Start a Storm, Portland’s acclaimed chamber-pop sextet Loch Lomond have delivered a cover


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Emerging from My Hiatus from Big Budget Games

// Moving Pixels

"I'd gotten burned out on scope and maybe on spectacle in video games, but I think it's time to return to bigger worlds to conquer.

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