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by Matt Mazur

10 Aug 2009


Part gritty, working class British kitchen sink drama, part inspirational dance flick? Andrea Arnold (Red Road) took Fish Tank to Cannes this year with mixed results and this lop-sided, over-bearing trailer confirms that the film could either be engaging or terribly cliched.

by PopMatters Staff

7 Aug 2009


Noah and the Whale
The First Days of Spring
(Cherrytree/Interscope)
Releasing: 31 August (UK) / 6 October (US)

SONG LIST
01 The First Days Of Spring
02 Our Window
03 I Have Nothing
04 My Broken Heart
05 Instrumental I
06 Love of an Orchestra
07 Instrumental II
08 Stranger
09 Blue Skies
10 Slow Glass
11 My Door Is Always Open

by PopMatters Staff

7 Aug 2009


Castanets
Texas Rose, the Thaw, and the Beasts
(Asthmatic Kitty)
Releasing: 22 September

SONG LIST
01 Rose
02 On Beginning
03 My Heart
04 Worn From the Fight (With Fireworks)
05 No Trouble
06 Thaw and the Beasts
07 We Kept Our Kitchen Clean and Our Dreaming Quiet
08 Down the Line, Love
09 Lucky Old Moon
10 Ignorance Is Blues
11 Dance, Dance

Castanets
“Worn From the Fight (With Fireworks)” [MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

7 Aug 2009


Paul Banks from Interpol just released a new project this week, Julian Plenti Is… Skyscraper, and has teamed with Emily Haines (Metric) for the “Games for Days” video. Along the same leisure time theme title-wise, here’s also the MP3 for “Fun That We Have”.

Julian Plenti
“Fun That We Have” [MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

7 Aug 2009


Wild Beasts
Two Dancers
(Domino)
Releasing: 8 September 2009 (US) / out now in UK

SONG LIST
01 The Fun Powder Plot
02 Hooting and Howling
03 All the King’s Men
04 When I’m Sleepy…
05 We Still Got the Taste Dancing on Our Tongues
06 Two Dancers
07 Two Dancers II
08 This Is Our Lot
09 Underbelly
10 The Empty Nest

Wild Beasts
“All the King’s Men” [MP3]
     

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'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

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"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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