Mixed Media

February 2016

Rabbit Wilde - ‘The Heartland’ (album stream) (premiere)

Straight out of the Pacific Northwest comes an exciting young string band, Rabbit Wilde, with their second album of rootsy, foot-tapping, hand-clapping folk music.


RJD2 - “The Sheboygan Left” (Singles Going Steady)

RJD2 seems to be throwing so many things at the wall just to see what sticks. Fortunately, almost everything here does.


Mayer Hawthorne - “Cosmic Love” (Singles Going Steady)

In just over three minutes, Mayer Hawthorne attempts to obliterate soul music's entire canon with its most trite imitation of Curtis Mayfield's falsetto heard to date.


James Blake - “Modern Soul” (Singles Going Steady)

James Blake has crafted the closest aesthetic we have to an elegy transmitted through the walls barricading one world from the next.


HXLT - “Together” feat. Kathleen Hanna (Singles Going Steady)

This could make for an amazing festival performance. #HLXT and #Rebelgirl2016 party ticket until Yeezy runs.


Lust for Youth - “Sudden Ambitions” (Singles Going Steady)

"Sudden Ambitions" appears on the new Lust for Youth album, Compassion, releasing March 18th via Sacred Bones.


The Prettiots - “Move to LA” (Singles Going Steady)

It's hard not to get caught up in the twee-ness and aesthetic of the Prettiots.


‘The Black Panthers: Vanguard of a Revolution’: Made for Television

Today, as US political campaigns take on communities of color -- whether trying to win or suppress their votes -- we might remember a time when Black Lives were not on TV.


‘Where to Invade Next’: Michael Moore’s New Movie Points the Way to Solutions

The gag in 'Where to Invade Next' is that Michael Moore is tasked by the Pentagon to fix America by finding out what other developed nations do best


The Bonnevilles - “The Whiskey Lingers” (audio) (premiere)

Northern Ireland's the Bonnevilles are steeped in the blues and they enliven and amp up their sound by playing as a duo.


January 2016

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In Defense of the Infinite Universe in 'No Man's Sky'

// Moving Pixels

"The common cries of disappointment that surround No Man’s Sky stem from the exciting idea of an infinite universe clashing with the harsh reality of an infinite universe.

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