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by PopMatters Staff

28 May 2009


Laura Izibor
Let the Truth Be Told (Atlantic)
releasing 16 June 2009

by PopMatters Staff

28 May 2009


Mew
No More Stories Are Told Today I’m Sorry They Washed Away No More Stories the World Is Grey I’m Tired Let’s Wash Away
(Columbia)
releasing 25 August

by PopMatters Staff

28 May 2009


Moby
Wait for Me
(Mute)
releasing 30 June

by PopMatters Staff

28 May 2009


“Dan Auerbach was responsible for helping make one of the better albums of 2008, and Keep It Hid is already a contender in 2009. Should we go ahead and call him the current King of the Hill? Based on all available evidence, he’s that guy, and the competition for his crown is not particularly close at this time.”—Sean Murphy

by PopMatters Staff

28 May 2009


Lots of happenings with a perennial PopMatters favorite Curumin. The Brazilian rapper returns Northern climes for a raft of concert appearances (after the jump), including a gig at the Montreal Jazz Festival on July 11. He was also recently featured on National Geographic’s Geo Sessions and we have the videos here.

Curumin
“Sambito (Totaru Shock)” [MP3]
     

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