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December 2013

New Bums feat. Ben Chasny and Donovan Quinn - “Black Bough” (stream)

Veterans of the loose folk, psychedelia and free music revival style that's in years past been dubbed "New Weird America", Ben Chasny (Six Organs of Admittance, Comets on Fire) and Donovan Quinn (Skygreen Leopards) joined musical forces as New Bums.


Wizard Of - “Skeleton I” (stream)

Wizard Of is Toronto-based producer Bob McCully, also of the on-hiatus Women in Tragedy, who turns out varied, experimental beat work that draws influence from hip-hop and UK electronic music.


PT Walkley - “Sirens” (stream) (Premiere)

New York's PT Walkley offers up an album of pure pop heaven... with horns.


Gina Chavez - “Gotta Get” Feat. Grupo Fantasma (stream) (Premiere)

Austin's Gina Chavez is a multi-ethnic Latin pop songstress, blending the sounds of the Americas in new and intriguing ways.


Hi Fashion - “Freak Yr Halls (At the Office Part-ay)” (NSFW video) (Premiere)

LGBT popsters Hi Fashion return with a new EP and a NSFW holiday-themed video.


Casimer & Casimir—“O Sweet Joe Pye” (video) (Premiere)

Casimer Pascal and Vincent Casimir are an uncle-nephew duo with a fondness for tempered quirkiness and encapsulating the blighted Midwest in song.


November 2013

Late Fall 2013 New Music Playlist

Squeezing in another listening session for 2013 -- 17 new songs with notes and a music history quiz


The Isolation Process - “Underneath It All” (stream) (Premiere)

Here at PopMatters, we always have our eyes set on the future while wrestling with the present. On the 10th of January, 2014, Swedish trio the Isolation Process will release their self-titled debut album through Version Studio Records, and today we bring you an exclusive stream of one of the best songs from their debut, “Underneath It All”.


Electric Grandmother: Make a Joyful Noise: The Cassette Recordings 1999-2002

Sitcom-core pioneer Electric Grandmother's new-old album has 100 songs for free.


Bruce Springsteen Announces New Album ‘High Hopes’

Today, Bruce Springsteen has announced his 18th studio album High Hopes, releasing on 13 January.


October 2013

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