Mixed Media

October 2010

And So Happy Halloween: Marilyn Manson’s TV Season

Marilyn Manson will frequently be on television this Halloween season.


Nosaj Thing - “Coat of Arms” (video)

The paneled hydraulics and industrial engineering that comprises the visual to Nosaj Thing’s “Coat of Arms” video is an odd juxtaposition the song, which


Cult TV Spotlight: David McCallum

You can tell a lot about a career from fan-made videos.


The Dreamland of Candy Darling

Beautiful Darling: The Life and Times of Candy Darling, Andy Warhol Superstar documents the short life of the transsexual actress whom Warhol’s POPism memoir


Download a Drip Audio Sampler for Yourself

In the past I have sang the praises of the Canadian label Drip Audio, home of No More Shapes, Inhabitants, Fond of Tigers, and lots


The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Most Infamous Snubs

Fans have made a strong case for the following bands and artists who weren’t nominated this year and aren’t in the hall of fame yet.


Destination: Out has a New Download Store

Who knows what we might find in there.


Tu Fawning - “I Know You Now” Video (PopMatters Premiere)

Portland's Tu Fawning have developed a sophisticated and mature sound that draws from the noirish elements of Tom Waits, the textures and moods of Portishead, and '20s and '30s big band tunes and folk music.


Tremor - “Tarkas” Video (PopMatters Premiere)

Buenos Aires’ Tremor fuse the indigenous sounds of the Andes with electronic grooves and rock-like riffs and attitude into a potent combination.


Crowded House - “Either Side of the World” (video)

Here’s a link to the rather charming video for Crowded House’s “Either Side of the World”, from this year’s Intriguer album. Hope


September 2010

August 2010

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Here Comes the Bloom: Timothy Bloom Takes Hip-Hop to the Sock-Hop

// Sound Affects

"More sock-hop than hip-hop, soulster Timothy Bloom does a stunning '50s revamp on contemporary R&B.

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