Mixed Media

September 2010

Cheyenne Marie Mize - “Friend” Video (PopMatters Premiere)

October sees this beguiling singer who has worked with Bonnie “Prince” Billy and Ben Sollee take the spotlight with her debut album Before Lately.

Radiohead Fans Make Live in Praha DVD

As a concert fan who not only loves going to show, but also loves experiencing concerts through the eyes of fellow fans via mobile phones

Best Actress Rewind: 1990

Oscar-watcher Matt Mazur dips into the history of this category and compares the Academy nominees with his own (frequently better) nominees!

Our Band Could End Up in Your Library

Gelman Library's DC punk archive is rivaled only by one at the Library of Congress, which obviously means that curator Dr. Mark Yoffe is keeping good company.

Motorifik - “Secret Things” MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

Like Working for a Nuclear Free City, Motorifik is interested playing with space and texture in their tunes, evoking a certain pastoral sensibility, as well as an obvious nod to their shoegazing forebearers

The Bit-52s Take on “Rock Lobster” (video)

It’s either genius at its most inventive or someone with just too much time on their hands. However, Toronto’s James Cochrane took a

Roots Manuva and Wrong Tom - Duppy Writer Mini-Mix MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

British rapper Roots Manuva hooks up with producer Wrong Tom for a collection of remixes of tracks from previous Manuva albums.

The Either/Orchestra is giving it away! (song and video, that is….)

The lead off track for Either/Orchestra’s latest album Mood Music for Time Travellers, “The (one of a kind) Shimmy”, is available for free

The Balcony Is Open: The Return of ‘At the Movies’

Less than one month after film geeks everywhere mourned the death of At the Movies, the revolutionary movie review show pioneered by legendary Chicago critics

Bad Cop - “Control” Video (PopMatters Premiere)

Nashville's Bad Cop play a gritty, visceral brand of guitar rock, fully embracing the nervous energy of their under-21 male beings.

August 2010

//Mixed media

Tricks or Treats? Ten Halloween Blu-rays That May Disrupt Your Life

// Short Ends and Leader

"The best of this stuff'll kill you.

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