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February 2009

Morrissey - “Something Is Squeezing My Skull” live (video)

Morrissey was on Jimmy Kimmel Thursday night playing “Something Is Squeezing My Skull”, one of the best songs off his upcoming album Years of Refusal.


Bishop Allen - “Dimmer” / “The Ancient Commonsense of Things” (MP3)

PopMatters’ Michael Frauenhofer raved about Bishop Allen’s last album The Broken String, saying it “plays like a greatest hits album, stacked deep with memorable


Charlie Louvin - “Darling Corey” (MP3)

As Michael Metivier said last year, “hearing an 80-plus-year-old man sing about disastrous young love, drinkin’ and murder, also adds a different dimension to the


Alela Diane - “Dry Grass & Shadows”/“White As Diamonds” (MP3/video)

Alela Diane’s follow-up to her 2006 debut The Pirate’s Gospel, To Be Still, releases February 17th on Rough Trade Records. The resolutely folky “Dry


Living Things - “Let It Rain” (video)

Zeth Lundy thought pretty highly of Living Things’ 2005 effort, Ahead of the Lions, giving it an 8 and called it “a punishing, accessible hard rock record,


Morgan Geist - “Ruthless City” (video)

Of Morgan Geist’s Double Night Time, PopMatters’ Timothy Gabriele wrote that it is “an album that sounds best set against the iridescent scrim of


Trailer for Burma VJ

Burma VJ was one of the standout documentaries at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. Recipient of the World Cinema Documentary Editing Award, Anders Ostergaard’s film


The Bran Flakes - “Stumble Out of Bed” / “What It’s All About” (MP3)

Veteran mashups artists the Bran Flakes are releasing their first album in six years on Illegal Art, which has put out the past few Girl


Oasis - “Falling Down” (video)

Oasis’ latest video off last year’s Dig Out Your Soul is something of an aural departure for the Mancunian rockers. The mood is darkly


MP3 Quartet: The Pains of Being Pure at Heart and more

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart “Come Saturday” [MP3]       “Everything With You” [MP3]       Mike


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