Mixed Media

April 2016

Beth Orton - “1973” (Singles Going Steady)

Beth Orton adopts the synth-centric instrumentation and airy melodic sensibility of '80s pop on "1973".


Bas feat. the Hics - “Matches” (Singles Going Steady)

Bas' recent album, Too High to Riot, is a decent, laid back hip-hop album, and "Matches" is a prime example of that.


Greyhounds - ‘Change of Pace’ (album stream) (premiere)

Austin's funky duo of Anthony Farrell and Andrew Trube -- aka Greyhounds -- have their sophomore album Change of Pace releasing this Friday.


Kangding Ray - “Brume” (Singles Going Steady)

French goth-electro artist Kangding Ray weaves sonic tapestries out of encrypted shadow-codes, little pockets of dead and actively dying light.


Otis Redding - “Try a Little Tenderness” (Singles Going Steady Classic)

Otis Redding's raw, feverishly passionate soul vocals have become a touchstone for every singer to emerge in his wake.


Bibio - “Light Up the Sky” (Singles Going Steady)

"Light Up in the Sky" injects further nuance to Bibio's sound from A Mineral Love, adding cut-up vocal samples, atmospheric textures, and reverb-drenched guitar pluckings.


Daniel Rossen, Christopher Bear and the National - “Terrapin Station (Suite)” (Singles Going Steady)

A bombastic, multi-episode indie rock opera based on the Grateful Dead's project of the same name, "Terrapin Station" swells with novelistic ambition.


Bob Mould - “Hold On” (Singles Going Steady)

The fact that Bob Mould is constantly writing and staying true to his vision while sounding current and relevant is highly commendable... and rare.


Anders Osborne - “Life Don’t Last That Long” (video) (premiere)

On his new video, Anders Osborne goes in for a southern California vibe as its gentle, slow grooves echo the feeling of sweet, sunny California beach days.


Moiré - “Lines + Colours” (Singles Going Steady)

Mixing insistent house percussion with Crystal Castles-esque dark-electro, Moiré's "Lines + Colours" is the soundtrack for a futuristic nightclub scene


March 2016

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Becomes the 'Beholder'

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to think that we would never be complicit with the dictates of an authoritarian regime, but Beholder reveals how complicated such choices can become.

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