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by PopMatters Staff

30 Jun 2009


On “Stillness Is the Move”—maybe the best song in the Dirty Projectors’ catalog, period—Dave Longstreth laces the track with his intricate spider web of guitar notes, while Amber Coffman turns in some stunning vocals, and paints herself as a rangy torch singer.—Matthew Fiander

by PopMatters Staff

30 Jun 2009


The Fiery Furnaces
I’m Going Away
(Thrill Jockey)
Releasing: 21 July 2009 (US) / 24 August 2009 (UK)

SONG LIST
01     I’m Going Away    
02   Drive to Dallas  
03   The End Is Near
04   Charmaine Champagne  
05   Cut the Cake  
06   Even in the Rain  
07   Staring at the Steeple  
08   Ray Bouvier  
09   Keep Me in the Dark  
10   Lost at Sea  
11   Cups and Punches  
12   Take Me Round Again

The Fiery Furnaces
“The End Is Near” [MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

29 Jun 2009


Regina Spektor is making the rounds promoting her new album Far that dropped last week and is aiming for mainstream music success.

by PopMatters Staff

29 Jun 2009


Grizzly Bear played “Cheerleader” off their recent album Veckatimest Friday night on Jimmy Fallon’s show. Mike Newmark said of the song that it “reaches back to a fading glitzy nostalgia with swaying rhythms, American Bandstand guitars, Muhly’s wonderfully sappy strings and Droste’s falsetto that lingers in the air long after the track ends”.

by Matt Mazur

26 Jun 2009


This one is self-explanatory and might blow your mind!

//Mixed media
//Blogs

A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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