Mixed Media

August 2010

Storm in a Pint Glass: BrewDog as Revisionist Musicologists

These days, beer drinkers in Washington, DC can be guaranteed that the cascades in their pints of Guinness will not be settled before three or four new “microbrew” bars spring fully-formed from the city sidewalks.


‘80s R&B Singer Michel’le Returns

Late '80s/early '90s R&B songstress returns with the trailer for her new video, "Freedom to Love".


‘Rolling Stone’ Picks the “100 Greatest Beatles Songs”

Here are Rolling Stone's picks for the top 10 greatest Beatles songs. Do you agree or disagree with their picks? Let’s discuss it below in the comments section.


The Walking Dead (trailer)

AMC’s adaptation of Robert Kirkman’s zombie comics series, The Walking Dead, now has an official trailer. The series appropriately premieres on October 31st.


Just Hear Those School Bells Jingling, Ring Ting Tingling Too

It never fails that the barrage of Back-to-School advertisements that flits across my television screen from roughly July 5 to about right now still causes me to cry out in anguish.


The Biters - “Melody For Lovers” MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

Atlanta's the Biters specialize in the catchy sort of guitar power pop that lit up AM radios in the '70s. Think Cheap Trick, the Knack, Big Star and T-Rex.


Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark - “If You Want It” (video)

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) are set to release their first album in 14 years, History of Modern, on September 17 in Europe, September 20 in the


Twin Shadow - “Slow” (video)

The video for Twin Shadow’s “Slow” is tagged NSFW yet it’s nowhere near as creepy as the legendarily misbegotten Calvin Klein commercials it


Andreya Triana - “A Town Called Obsolete (Mount Kimbie Remix)” (MP3)

British singer-songwriter Andreya Triana has been hailed by Gilles Peterson and he recently had her on a BBC Radio One program with him. Triana’s


Panico - “Reverberation Mambo” (video)

This is some seriously awesome Latin funk crossed with post-punk from Chile’s Panico. The band trekked to Scotland to record their new album Life


July 2010

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In Defense of the Infinite Universe in 'No Man's Sky'

// Moving Pixels

"The common cries of disappointment that surround No Man’s Sky stem from the exciting idea of an infinite universe clashing with the harsh reality of an infinite universe.

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