Mixed Media

November 2014

PONYSHOW - “Folks” (video) (Premiere)

Members of Detroit garage rock icons Von Bondies release their debut video, "Folks", under the new moniker PONYSHOW.

Adria - “Pull Me Under” (audio) (Premiere)

Adria, one of the land down under's newest musical exports, offers up her moody first single "Pull Me Under" for streaming here at PopMatters.

TART - “Rabid Dogs” (audio) (Premiere)

Detroit duo TART releases the snarling and foaming single "Rabid Dogs" as a followup to its debut EP.

Paul Kelly - “Keep On Coming Back For More (feat. Clairy Brown)” (audio) (Premiere)

Soul singer Paul Kelly brings a whole bevy of talented singers to cover his tunes for his new album The Merri Soul Sessions. Powerhouse vocalist Clairy Brown gives a spirited rendition of "Keep On Coming Back for More".

Elliott Murphy - “Land of Nod” (video)

Quiet and understated but with a catchy trance-like chorus, “Blissed Out in the Land of Nod” slowly seeps into the sub-conscious.

Fall 2014 New Music Playlist (audio)

PopMatters has 17 new songs plus notes to add to your fall soundtrack.

Matthew Fowler - “Rooftops (Live in Nashville)” (video) (Premiere)

Get up close and personal with the rising, Orlanda, Florida based singer/songwriter Matthew Fowler with this intimate recording of him performing the song "Rooftops".

Lucius - “Turn It Around” (audio)

The sharp harmonies of Lucius' "Turn It Around" are but one example of why this young band is one of 2014's true pop talents.

The Vaselines Release “Crazy Lady” Video From ‘V For Vaselines’

The Vaselines offer up a new Jim Lang-directed video for "Crazy Lady" wherein the bandmates portray spies in a retro B-movie.

Ben Stalets - “Lost” (audio) (Premiere)

Rustic songwriter Ben Stalets serves up Appalachian-tinged folk on his newest track, "Lost".

October 2014

//Mixed media

A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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