Latest Blog Posts

by PopMatters Staff

5 Aug 2009


Various Artists
Horse Meat Disco
(Strut)
Released: 4 August

The Horse Meat Disco mix CD dropped just yesterday on Strut and the label is offering a free bonus mix MP3.

SONG LIST
Hot Chocolate - Disco Queen
Queen - Dancer
World Premier - Share The Night
Empire Projecting Penny - Freakman
Cerrone - Hooked On You
Charanga 76 - Music Trance
Fonda Rae - Heobha
Melba Moore - Standing Right Here

Horse Meat Disco
Bonus Mix [MP3]
     

by Sarah Zupko

5 Aug 2009


Luke Jackson’s inventive video for this catchy song features Banksy-esque art, animated and superimposed onto London walls. It’s a compelling mix of animation and photography featuring my favorite town in the world. This tune appears on And Then Some. Jackson trekked to Sweden to make the album with members of seminal Swedish pop bands such as Brainpool and the Cardigans.

by PopMatters Staff

5 Aug 2009


Frank Turner
Poetry of the Deed
(Epitaph/Xtra Mile)
Releasing: 8 September

The new album from the British folk-punk singer whose tunes are firmly within the tradition of Joe Strummer and Billy Bragg. Fine company indeed.

SONG LIST
01 Live Fast Die Old
02 Try This at Home
03 Dan’s Song
04 Poetry of the Deed
05 Isabel
06 The Fastest Way Back Home
07 Sons of Liberty
08 The Road
09 Faithful Son
10 Richard Divine
11 Sunday Nights
12 Our Lady of the Campfire
13 Journey of the Magi

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.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Country Fried Rock: Year of October

// Sound Affects

"When you dive into Bandcamp to find new music outside of your normal circles, you sometimes hit paydirt. Enter: Year of October.

READ the article