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by PopMatters Staff

5 Aug 2009

Flaming Lips fan will dig Stardeath and White Dwarfs who have just released their latest video. Band leader Dennis Coyne is the nephew of the Lips’ Wayne Coyne and they trade in a similar brand of psychedelic pop.

by Matt Mazur

5 Aug 2009

A-list actors, director and material = the biggest Oscar bait of the year. Could be awesome, could be a mess, but either way the trailer looks intriguing, if a bit too revealing of plot.

by PopMatters Staff

5 Aug 2009

Arctic Monkeys
Humbug
(Domino)
Releasing: 25 August 2009 (US) / 24 August 2009 (UK)

SONG LIST
01 My Propeller    
02 Crying Lightning
03 Dangerous Animals  
04 Secret Door  
05 Potion Approaching   
06 Fire and the Thud  
07 Cornerstone  
08 Dance Little Liar  
09 Pretty Visitors   
10 The Jeweller’s Hands

by PopMatters Staff

5 Aug 2009

YACHT have just released their new video for “Psychic City (Voodoo City)”. They are quite emphatic in stressing they aren’t endorsing the occult in this depiction of contrasts of “good” and “evil”.

by PopMatters Staff

5 Aug 2009

Indie folkie William Fitzsimmons covers Kanye West’s “Heartless”. Talk about transforming a tune. I guess oil and water sometimes mix after all.

William Fitzsimmons
“Heartless” (Kanye West cover) [MP3]
     

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Beyoncé and When Music Writing Becomes Activism

// Sound Affects

"The overall response to Beyoncé's "Formation" has been startlingly positive, but mostly for reasons attached to political agendas. It's time to investigate this trend.

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