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Wednesday, Aug 20, 2008
by The Gazette (MCT)

WHAT: “What if George Lucas restored ‘Singin’ In The Rain’?”


WHY YOU SHOULD GO: The title says it all in this hilarious send-up of Lucas and his obsession with updated special effects. There’s something about Gene Kelly fending off blaster pulses with his umbrella that just makes us giggle. With the new “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” in theaters, I’ll probably find a few more related parody links.



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Wednesday, Aug 6, 2008
by PopMatters Staff

Chandeliers
Mr. Electric [MP3] (from The Thrush releasing 14 October)
     


Apollo Sunshine
666: The Coming Of The New World Government [MP3]
     


Singing to the Earth (To Thank Her for You) [MP3]
     


Fleet Foxes
Blue Ridge Mountains (Live on Late Show With David Letterman) [Video]


The Crash
Big Ass Love [MP3]
     


The Dead Science
Make Mine Marvel [MP3]
     


Mark Berube
Flowers on the Stones [MP3]
     


Chairlift
Evident Utensil [MP3]
     


Against Me!
New Wave [Video]



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Monday, Aug 4, 2008
by PopMatters Staff

Coldplay
Viva la Vida (Hype Williams version) [Video]


Viva la Vida (Anton Corbijn version) [Video]


Giant Sand
Increments of Love [MP3]
     


Spiritualized
You Lie You Cheat [Video]


Catfish Haven
Set in Stone [MP3]
     


Broken Social Scene Presents: Brendan Canning
Churches Under the Stairs [MP3]
     


Nico Muhly
The Only Tune [MP3]
     


Portland Cello Project
Hands in Pockets (with Laura Gibson) [MP3]
     



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Friday, Aug 1, 2008
by PopMatters Staff

Robyn Hitchcock
Bad Case of History [MP3]
     


Lykke Li
Breaking It Up [Video]


 

Lee “Scratch” Perry
Pum Pum [MP3]
     


These Are Powers
Cockles [MP3]
     


Brimstone Howl
A Million Years [MP3]
     


Takka Takka
Everybody Say [MP3]
     


Vampire Weekend
Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa [Video]



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Wednesday, Jul 30, 2008
by The Gazette (MCT)

WHAT: “Watchmen Trailer - Amazing!”


WHY YOU SHOULD GO: The superhero movie “Watchmen” won’t hit theaters until March 2009, but fans of comics and graphic novels are already going nuts about the trailer. I haven’t seen such a mind-blowingly visionary preview since “The Matrix.”


Its intercut images of glowing, translucent people, a spotlight-shape spaceship emerging from the water, and a Batman-like caped figure landing on the pavement give me little hint about what the movie’s about. But it looks extremely cool. It’s based on one of the most beloved graphic novels of all time.



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