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July 2013

Failure - “Another Space Song” (From My Playlist)

"Another Space Song" from Failure's 1996 release, Fantastic Planet.


Abuse. - “Cancerous Growth” (stream)

Raleigh, North Carolina powerviolence newcomers Abuse. share the first blistering taste from their forthcoming LP debut on To Live a Lie.


Franz Ferdinand - “Right Action” / “Love Illumination” #2 (videos)

One is too jaunty and smirking for its own good, calling to mind a montage scene from some warmed over rom-com with, say, Cameron Diaz and Gerard Butler. And the other sounds like a band just following the safe, tried-and-true method.


clipping. - “bout.that” (Featuring Baseck) (video)

Noise-rap outsiders clipping. offer a video for "bout.that" that complements their harsh, DIY aesthetic.


Summer 2013 New Music Playlist

New Tunes from Caveman, Rogue Wave and Portugal. The Man. and more, plus notes.


The Month in Pop Entertainment: July 2013

Blockbusters, summer TV, and a lot of music prove that there's more fun to be had in July than just the 4th.


The Lonely H - “Waiting on a Broken Heart” (video) (PopMatters Premiere)

The Lonely H leave their Port Angeles, Washington hometown for the bright lights of Nashville and soak up a bit of country on their new album.


Rip Rig & Panic - “Sunken Love” (song review)

The fun-loving, anarchic jazz-punkers projected their sumptiously cool slice of post-punk pop into the future with 1983's "Sunken Love", a number that was jaw-droppingly far ahead of its time.


Crime & The City Solution Releases Video for “Beyond Good and Evil”

Great news for people who like both chess and black & white photography.


Nerina Pallot - “Learning to Breathe” (video)

"It takes more than luck to last the ride / It takes strength and it takes courage to survive." -- Nerina Pallot


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