Sound Affects

April 2010

Verse-Chorus-Verse: “Strawberry Letter 23” -The Brothers Johnson

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


My Decade in Music

They are simply the albums that shaped my musical landscape, for which I know every lyric of every song backward and forward, that I would take with me to that mythical desert island we music lovers always talk about


Two Door Cinema Club Releases Solid Debut with “Tourist History”

There's a youthful embrace for all things synth in Two Door Cinema's Tourist History.


Interview with Miike Snow @ Metro, Chicago (video)

PopMatters meets the men behind the masks before their sold-out, April 5th appearance at Chicago’s Metro Theater.


De La Soul Is Dead: Long Live De La Soul

Stressed out and defiant, De La Soul set out to destroy what made them famous on their second album. Almost 20 years later, De La Soul is Dead remains a benchmark of how career suicide albums should sound.


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…

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Bad Graphics Are Still Impressive in ‘Spirits of Xanadu’

// Moving Pixels

"Spirits of Xanadu wrings emotion and style out of its low fidelity graphics.

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