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by PopMatters Staff

1 Jun 2009


Son Volt
American Central Dust
(Rounder)
Release: 7 July 2009

SONG LIST
1. Dynamite
2. Down to the Wire
3. Roll On
4. Cocaine and Ashes
5. Dust of Daylight
6. When the Wheels Don’t Move
7. No Turning Back
8. Pushed Too Far
9. Exiles
10. Sultana
11. Strength and Doubt
12. Jukebox of Steel

Son Volt
“Down to the Wire” [MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

1 Jun 2009


The Radio Dept.
David (4-track CD single)
(Labrador)
Digital release: 24 June
Physical release: 28 July

SONG LIST
1. David
2. Messy enough
3. David (Rice Twins remix)
4. The Idle Urban Contemporaries

The Radio Dept.
“David” [MP3]
     

by Alan Ranta

1 Jun 2009


Give it a try and I think you’ll agree: Dent May’s ukulele really is magnificent.

Dent May & His Magnificent Ukulele “Howard”

by Elena Mertus

1 Jun 2009


I was having a heated discussion with friends last night. One person would name a band, and we would stick the band in a genre. Sum 41. Punk. Something Corporate. Punk. I was getting mad, because to me, those bands are not punk. Maybe pop-punk/emo. In my world, punk equals Misfits. Flashback, to “Last Caress”.

by Mike Deane

31 May 2009


There’s just something about this guy that is so likeable, isn’t there? In this interview he discusses his appearances and possible regular feature on Red Eye (Pink Eyes on Red Eye, ha - how many times has that joke been made?), his new baby and blood sacrifice. For those who don’t know, this is on CBC radio with the guy who had that incredibly awkward Billy Bob interview.

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