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by PopMatters Staff

8 Jul 2009


Mayer Hawthorne
A Strange Arrangement
(Stones Throw)
Releasing: 6 October 2009 (US)

SONG LIST
01.  We Made
02.  A Strange Arrangement
03.  Just Ain’t Gonna Work Out
04.  Maybe So, Maybe No
05.  Your Easy Lovin
06.  I Wish It Would Rain
07.  Make Her Mine
08.  One Track Mind
09.  The Ills
10. Shiny & New
11. Let Me Know
12. Green Eyed Love

by PopMatters Staff

7 Jul 2009


The always impressive Blitzen Trapper unleashes an impressively artistic new video for “Black River Killer”.

by PopMatters Staff

7 Jul 2009


Brendan Benson
My Old, Familiar Friend
(ATO)
Releasing: 18 August 2009 (US) / 24 August 2009 (UK)

SONG LIST
01. A Whole Lot Better
02. Eyes on the Horizon
03. Garbage Day
04. Gonowhere
05. Feel Like Taking You Home
06. You Make a Fool Out of Me
07. Poised and Ready
08. Don’t Want to Talk
09. Misery
10. Lesson Learned
11. Borrow

Brendan Benson
“Don’t Wanna Talk” [MP3]
     

“Feel Like Taking You Home”[MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

7 Jul 2009


Death Cab for Cutie recently released a collection of rarities entitled The Open Door and they dropped by Conan O’Brien’s stage last evening to play the first tune off the EP.

by PopMatters Staff

7 Jul 2009


Conor Oberst in his current countryish incarnation played Letterman last night wearing a sombrero and plying the catchy beats of “Spoiled”.

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