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Wednesday, Jun 10, 2009
by PopMatters Staff

Felix Da Housecat is releasing his new album He Was King on August 25th. He’s celebrating Prince, as we just did last week, with the upcoming July video “We All Wanna Be Prince”. In the meantime here’s an MP3 and video for “Kickdrum” from the new record.


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“Kickdrum” [MP3]
     



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Wednesday, Jun 10, 2009

After that lame-brained publicity stunt with Eminem at the MTV Movie Awards, Sacha Baron Cohen has a lot to make up for. Thankfully, these Bruno clips look like a step in the right direction. Will the movie be as funny and offensive as it so desperately wants to be? The jury is out…



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Wednesday, Jun 10, 2009

Pavement’s Mark Ibold joins Sonic Youth on bass as the band give a raucous performance of “Sacred Trickster” off their new, Matador-sponsored album.



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Wednesday, Jun 10, 2009
Another instance of awful people inspiring excellent art.

From yesterday’s New York Times:


On June 9, 1954, Army counsel Joseph N. Welch confronted Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy during the Senate-Army Hearings over McCarthy’s attack on a member of Welch’s law firm, Frederick G. Fisher. Said Welch: “Have you no sense of decency, sir? At long last, have you left no sense of decency?”



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Tuesday, Jun 9, 2009

Basement Jaxx release their new single “Raindrops” on 22 June in the UK. It’s been a really long time since we last heard from them and they have been sorely missed. The tune is deliciously disco-esque and the video videos are colorful, glam and kaleidoscopic.



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