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by PopMatters Staff

5 Aug 2009


John Vanderslice hooked up with the Magik Magik Orchestra at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music to record a live take of “Promising Actress” from 2004’s Cellar Door. (via yourstru.ly)

by PopMatters Staff

4 Aug 2009


We slapped an 8 on Gomez’s latest A New Tide back in April. The band is still touring this fine record and they stopped by Conan O’Brien’s stage to play “Airstream Driver” recently. Ross Langager said of the song, “lead single ‘Airstream Driver’ rides metallic sustains and irresistible rhythm as Ian Ball’s teeter-totter melody flits ahead before charmingly lagging behind.”

by PopMatters Staff

3 Aug 2009


Nitin Sawhney
London Undersound
(E1 Music)
Releasing: 25 August (digital) / 15 September (physical)

SONG LIST
01 Days of Fire - Natty, Nitin Sawhney
02 October Daze - Tina Grace, Nitin Sawhney
03 Bring It Home - Imogen Heap, Nitin Sawhney
04 Interlude 1: Ghost Image - Nitin Sawhney
05 My Soul - Paul McCartney, Nitin Sawhney
06 Interlude 2: Soledad - Nitin Sawhney
07 Distant Dreams - Nitin Sawhney, Roxanne Tataei
08 Interlude 3: Street Sounds - Nitin Sawhney
09 Shadowland - Ojos de Brujo, Nitin Sawhney
10 Daybreak - Faheem Mazhar, Nitin Sawhney
11 Interlude 4: Identity - Nitin Sawhney
12 Ek Jaan - Reena Bhardwaj, Nitin Sawhney
13 Transmission - Tina Grace, Nitin Sawhney
14 Interlude 5: Tension - Nitin Sawhney
15 Last Train to Midnight - Aruba Red, Nitin Sawhney
16 Interlude 6: Ronald Gray - Nitin Sawhney
17 Firmament - Nitin Sawhney
18 Charu Keshi Rain - Nitin Sawhney, Anoushka Shankar

by PopMatters Staff

3 Aug 2009


The Raveonettes
In and Out of Control
(Vice)
Releasing: 6 October (US)

SONG LIST
01 Bang!
02 Gone Forever
03 Last Dance
04 Boys Who Rape (Should All Be Destroyed)
05 Heart of Stone
06 Oh, I Buried You Today
07 Suicide
08 D.R.U.G.S.
09 Breaking Into Cars
10 Break Up Girls!
11 Wine

The Raveonettes
“Suicide” [MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

3 Aug 2009


Arctic Monkeys showed off a new song at All Points West this past week.

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Ten Great Criterion Titles: What to Watch and Why

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"As the Criterion Collection's ever-growing roster shows, there are simply too many great pictures out on home video to know what to do with.

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