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by PopMatters Staff

6 Aug 2009


Deerhunter recently recorded a 20-minute-plus live set with Alabama Public Television for their “We Have Signal” program.

by PopMatters Staff

6 Aug 2009


Laptop rapper MC Lars goes puppet crazy in his latest video and puts an accordion front and center in the tune.

by PopMatters Staff

5 Aug 2009


Fool’s Gold are an LA pop band that blends African rhythms into their sound and will appeal to hipsters and world music aficionados in equal measure. They are releasing their debut album, called Fool’s Gold on 29 September in the US and will also be appearing at the massive World Music Festival in Chicago.

Fool’s Gold
“Surprise Hotel” (Micachu & The Shapes remix) [MP3]
     

Fool’s Gold
“Surprise Hotel” [MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

5 Aug 2009


Various Artists
Horse Meat Disco
(Strut)
Released: 4 August

The Horse Meat Disco mix CD dropped just yesterday on Strut and the label is offering a free bonus mix MP3.

SONG LIST
Hot Chocolate - Disco Queen
Queen - Dancer
World Premier - Share The Night
Empire Projecting Penny - Freakman
Cerrone - Hooked On You
Charanga 76 - Music Trance
Fonda Rae - Heobha
Melba Moore - Standing Right Here

Horse Meat Disco
Bonus Mix [MP3]
     

by Sarah Zupko

5 Aug 2009


Luke Jackson’s inventive video for this catchy song features Banksy-esque art, animated and superimposed onto London walls. It’s a compelling mix of animation and photography featuring my favorite town in the world. This tune appears on And Then Some. Jackson trekked to Sweden to make the album with members of seminal Swedish pop bands such as Brainpool and the Cardigans.

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Country Fried Rock: Drivin' N' Cryin' to Be Inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame

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""If Drivin' N' Cryin' sounded as good in the '80s as we do now, we could have been as big as Cinderella." -- Kevn Kinney

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