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September 2013

Vieux Farka Touré returns to NYC as part of Live@365 Series

Live@365 brings Vieux Farka Touré and other global musicians to the Graduate Center at CUNY. DakhaBrakha kicks off the series Thursday.

Janelle Monáe Rocks Letterman, Today Show & Hijacks Airwaves

Letterman called Janelle Monáe "the hardest working woman in show business" after she danced apocalyptic on his desk. Check out that video and others here.

Moby - “The Perfect Life” (video)

The track begins as a sing along with an uplifting chorus, Flaming Lips style, yielding to a soaring melody by a songstress that acts as a typical Moby stamp of approval.

Sandra St. Victor Debuts “Oya’s Daughter” at Joe’s Pub (video)

Recently, Ebony published a feature that celebrated pioneering black women in rock. In the article's accompanying gallery, Sandra St. Victor held court with icons like Tina Turner, Nona Hendryx, Joan Armatrading, and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

Dave Stewart - “Drugs Taught Me a Lesson” (Lyric Video) (PopMatters Premiere)

On Monday, we premiered Dave Stewart's new tune "Nashville Snow" from his new album Lucky Numbers and now we bring you a fresh album cut, "Drugs Taught Me a Lesson".

Vivien Lalu - ‘Atomic Ark’ (album stream) (PopMatters Exclusive)

Fans of expansive and triumphant arrangements, you know what to expect from Vivien Lalu -- meticulous progressive craftsmanship, all finished with a virtuoso panache.

Low - “Stay” (Rihanna cover) (stream)

Low covered the Rihanna tune "Stay" this summer at Pitchfork and has now offered up a recorded version to raise money for the worthy Chicago-based charity, Rock For Kids

Julianna Barwick - “The Harbinger” Live in Iceland (video)

Julianna Barwick performed the ethereal and haunting "The Harbinger" in the most ideal of places for the song... Iceland's Þingvellir National Park. It's totally gorgeous and yet another fine video produced by our friends at La Blogothèque. Stunning.

Deerhunter - “Back to the Middle” (video) + Tour Dates

Take a gander at Deerhunter's latest video, "Back to the Middle", shot in London with Olivier Groulx directing and Durassie Kiangangu starring.

Mondays This Fall: Your 2013 TV Preview

Everything you need to know about all the upcoming new TV series.

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