Mixed Media

January 2011

Paul Thorn Can Lift You Up

Paul Thorn survived being in the ring with boxer Roberto “Hands of Steel” Duran. As impressive as that is, he also endured a poor Tupelo,


Al Lover’s Remixes Captain Beefheart on ‘Safe as Milk Replica’

San Francisco-based producer Al Lover has honored the late great Don Van Vliet (aka Captain Beefheart) with Safe as Milk Replica, a “distorted reworking” of


Explosions in the Sky Unveil Album Details, Pull-Up Jumpshot

A mere three weeks after announcing a show at Radio City Music Hall, Explosions in the Sky have released details about their forthcoming record, Take


The Year In TV: May 2010

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


Flying Lotus Interviewed By Thom Yorke/Performance on BBC Radio1

Last Wednesday night, Steven Ellison (aka Flying Lotus) and his Brain Feeder label mates took over DJ Benji B’s BBC Radio 1 show. During the


Monster-A-Day Delights with Haunting Creations

Aiming to create a monster every day, artist David Irvine’s fascinating process emphasizes “experimentation with styles and medium and mood”. “I have a passion


The Streets Releases New Mixtape, ‘Cyberspace and Reds’

Mike Skinner, a.k.a. the Streets, has dropped a brand-new mixtape on the Internet. Given Soundcloud’s ever-growing trendy hipness, he has chosen that


Lohio - “Adelai” Video (PopMatters Premiere)

On Lohio's debut video for “Adelai”, which is the lead single for Family Tree, the group aims for an Arcade Fire-like grand statement—complete with a visual meditation on adolescent wistfulness and anxiety—and the effort pays off brilliantly.


Happy Birthday, Legs McNeil

Beyond the punk hype, the seminal Please Kill Me and other distinctly unique published works. Beyond the erudite caricature and inside track on the New York City underbelly, Legs McNeil is a friend.


Emilie Simon - “Rainbow” MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

France's Emilie Simon relocates to NYC and records a "transcription of the impression [she] had of New York, with both a black and white musical feel to it."


December 2010

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Stone Dead: Murder and Myth in 'Medousa'

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"A wry tale which takes in Greek mythology, punk rock and influences of American suspense-drama, this is an effective and curious thriller about myth and obsession.

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