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by PopMatters Staff

10 Jun 2009


Felix Da Housecat is releasing his new album He Was King on August 25th. He’s celebrating Prince, as we just did last week, with the upcoming July video “We All Wanna Be Prince”. In the meantime here’s an MP3 and video for “Kickdrum” from the new record.

Felix Da Housecat
“Kickdrum” [MP3]
     

by Matt Mazur

10 Jun 2009


After that lame-brained publicity stunt with Eminem at the MTV Movie Awards, Sacha Baron Cohen has a lot to make up for. Thankfully, these Bruno clips look like a step in the right direction. Will the movie be as funny and offensive as it so desperately wants to be? The jury is out…

by Joe Tacopino

10 Jun 2009


Pavement’s Mark Ibold joins Sonic Youth on bass as the band give a raucous performance of “Sacred Trickster” off their new, Matador-sponsored album.

by Sean Murphy

10 Jun 2009


From yesterday’s New York Times:

On June 9, 1954, Army counsel Joseph N. Welch confronted Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy during the Senate-Army Hearings over McCarthy’s attack on a member of Welch’s law firm, Frederick G. Fisher. Said Welch: “Have you no sense of decency, sir? At long last, have you left no sense of decency?”

by Sarah Zupko

9 Jun 2009


Basement Jaxx release their new single “Raindrops” on 22 June in the UK. It’s been a really long time since we last heard from them and they have been sorely missed. The tune is deliciously disco-esque and the video videos are colorful, glam and kaleidoscopic.

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St. Vincent, Beck, and More Heat Up Boston Calling on Memorial Day Weekend

// Notes from the Road

"With vibrant performances by artists including St. Vincent and TV on the Radio, the first half of the bi-annual Boston Calling Festival brought additional excitement to Memorial Day weekend.

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