Mixed Media

April 2011

‘Waste Land’ Premieres on Independent Lens, 19 April.

While Vik Muniz made his name by incorporating "everyday objects into his photographic process," as the film puts it, now he recognizes the ways is subjects are not such "objects."


Nostalgia 77 - “Blue Shadow” (MP3) / “Cherry” (acoustic) (video)

“I predict big things for Josa Peit, based on the evidence here, for she is a force to be reckoned with, augmenting the hazy, late-night,


Various Artists: Should Have Been Dead on a Sunday Morning (Free Download)

You certainly didn’t ask for it, but those maniacs at Olde English Spelling Bee provided it anyway. After Tri Angle’s unexpectedly awesome Lindsay


‘If God Is Willing and da Creek Don’t Rise’ comes to DVD on 19 April.

Spike Lee's angry and magnificent documentary tracks how the U.S. exploitation of resources, in particular oil, has shaped New Orleans' ongoing fragility.


‘Submarine’ Trailer (2011, dir. Richard Ayoade)

Submarine is a coming-of-age tale set in Wales about an awkward 15-year-old named Oliver Tate (Craig Roberts).  Sally Hawkins, who has recently delivered a


Superhuman Happiness Is Delightfully Eclectic

Brooklyn based Superhuman Happiness recently came to my attention and I want to share them with the world. Last month the seven-piece eclectic collective (fearlessly


Magnetic Man - “Perfect Stranger (Benga Remix)” (PopMatters Premiere)

UK dubstep group Magnetic Man just hit US shores with their debut and are about to play Coachella, while pioneering London dubstep producer Benga remixes their hit, "Perfect Stranger".


Gentlemen Drivers - “Valdor” Video (PopMatters Premiere)

French-duo Gentlemen Drivers offer up a brain-stimulating visual adventure that is equal parts creepy, strange and obscure for "Valdor".


Diego Garcia - “Stay” MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

Diego Garcia, the former frontman of Elefant, releases his solo debut this week, an album written to heal a broken heart.


Allies - “Oceans (Thade Remix)” MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

Brian Suarez, aka Allies, blends synth-pop and über dancy electro in a masterful way that produces instantly memorable tunes.


March 2011

February 2011

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Treasuring Memories of Paul McCartney on 'One on One' Tour

// Notes from the Road

"McCartney welcomed Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt out for a song at Madison Square Garden.

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