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by Matt Mazur

10 Jul 2009


Almodovar is one of the most consistently exciting auteurs in the world, and in celebration of his newest film Broken Embraces, PopMatters is readying a week-long look at the director’s life, work and themes. While our inaugural “Directors Spotlight” series is a bit far off (look for the section to run in mid- to late- November, the excellent, nicely-cut English subtitled trailer is out now! Let the countdown to Almodovar Week officially begin!

by Joe Tacopino

10 Jul 2009


Chad VanGaalen has put aside his singer-songwriter persona to explore his electronic side under the name Black Mold. Check his Dan Deacon-like electro wizardry on “Tetra Pack Heads”.

Black Mold
“Tetra Pack Heads” [MP3]
     

by Joe Tacopino

9 Jul 2009


Julie Doiron is renowned for her work as a singer-songwriter, as well as with bands such as Eric’s Trip and Mount Eerie. So much so, in fact, that the town of Bruno, Saskatchewan declared June 7th Julie Doiron Day. See her battle the dentist in her new video for “Consolation Prize”.

by Joe Tacopino

9 Jul 2009


Toro Y Moi is the moniker of young South Carolinian Chaz Bundick. And as “Blessa” shows, he certainly has listening to a lot of Panda Bear and Flying Lotus. Look for two full-lengths in 2010.

by PopMatters Staff

9 Jul 2009


Datarock
Red
(Nettwerk)
Releasing: 1 September 2009 (US) / 8 June 2009 (UK)

SONG LIST
01. The Blog
02. Give It Up
03. True Stories
04. Dance!
05. Molly
06. Do It Your Way
07. In the Red
08. Fear of Death
09. Amarillion
10. The Pretender
11. Back in the Seventies
12. Not Me
13. New Days Dawn

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