Mixed Media

July 2010

Paramore and Tegan & Sara Headline the Honda Civic Tour (sponsor)

POPMATTERS SPONSOR—Platinum and gold-disc Tennessee rockers Paramore blast summer crowds with their alt rock, emo, pop punk sound on their headline Honda Civic Tour

Top Ten Working Actresses: Tie for #1 Annette Bening and Julianne Moore

It's no surprise that we've arrived at this conclusion, with Bening and Moore at the head of the class. The two greats play lesbian moms in Lisa Cholodenko's excellent new movie The Kids Are All Right, each hitting new career highs in a story about why we stay with the ones we love.

Dan Mangan - “Road Regrets” (video)

Released to much acclaim in Canada last year, and recently nominated alongside such indie luminaries as Broken Social Scene, Caribou and Owen Pallett for the

LXD 1x05 “The Lettermakers”

Kung-Fu Krumpers craft the letters which will invite the next generation of LXD members.

Top Ten Working Actresses: #2 Isabelle Huppert

First Film: The French actresses’ first international breakthrough success was in Claude Gorgetta’s 1977 The Lacemaker, but she had been working steadily since 1971 Must-see: A

Live Performance of Red Dead Redemption’s “Far Away”

Rockstar Games is currently featuring a live version of “Far Away”, a familiar track to players of Red Dead Redemption.  The video features Jose

Alex Winston - “Choice Notes” MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

Detroit’s Alex Winston may live in the indie world of the Arcade Fire, Lykke Li, and Feist in terms of immediate musical compatriots, but

‘Weeds’ Season Six: Meet the Newman Family (trailer)

The Showtime series returns August 16 and even though the show arguably jumped the shark way back in Agrestic, chances are you'll want to catch up with Uncle Andy's shenanigans.

Top Ten Working Actresses: #3 Meryl Streep

First Film: Fred Zinneman’s Julia (1977) Must-see: Sophie’s Choice (Alan J. Pakula, 1982); A Cry in the Dark (Fred Schepisi, 1988); and Angels in America (Mike

Ryan Montbleau Band to Release ‘Heavy on the Vine’

Keep an eye and an ear tuned to Mixed Media each week until 9/21 for new videos.

June 2010

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That Ribbon of Highway: Sharon Jones Re-shapes Woody Guthrie's Song

// Sound Affects

"Sharon Jones and Woodie Guthrie knew: great songs belong to everybody.

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