Sound Affects

April 2010

Verse-Chorus-Verse: “Consequently” - Kid Creole and the Coconuts

Artist/producer PC Muñoz mines for gems and grills the greats.


Radio Is Doing Fine… Online

The American radio scene has expanded online with countless offerings for the listening worldwide.


World’s Famous - The Death and Life of Malcolm McLaren

Through a string of genre-hopping musical explorations, he was at best a visionary, at worst a journalist in thrall to the sights and sounds of the streets, whether those found in the Bronx or Johannesburg or Vienna.


Verse-Chorus-Verse: Los Lobos - “La Guacamaya”

Artist/producer PC Muñoz mines for gems and grills the greats.


CONTEST: Win Tickets to Yuri’s Night Bay Area on April 10th with Common, the Black Keys, N*E*R*D…

Simply send an email to [email protected] with your name, email address and city/state and we will select a winner each day this


Answering Lady Gaga’s “Telephone” Call

After months of being exposed to Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance” (a song that contains what I consider the single most annoying hook of 2009) via


Florence Welsh Brings Art Rock Back to the Masses

In the last year, UK listeners have been inundated with the sound of the nasal-grazing, strawberry vixen, Florence Welsh – or as she is more popularly


Should John Bush Return to Anthrax?

The band's longtime vocalist has hinted at a possible reunion. Will this lead to a new era of success for Anthrax, or will the confusion and uncertainty of the past seven years continue?


March 2010

20 Questions: Russell Taylor

Gymnast, actor, writer, violinist, and (oh yeah!) soul music singer-songwriter, Russell Taylor shares his renaissance qualities with PopMatters in this latest edition of 20 Questions.


Ladies and Gentlemen, Hide Your Drugs - The Return of the Libertines

Cue the jokes about scandalous riders: The Libertines are back, reuniting for this summer’s Reading and Leeds Festivals. Ever since the Libertines split, the


February 2010

January 2010

December 2009

November 2009

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Moving Pixels Podcast: Our Own Points of View on 'Hardcore Henry'

// Moving Pixels

"Hardcore Henry gives us a chance to consider not how well a video game translates to film, but how well a video game point of view translates to film.

READ the article