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by PopMatters Staff

30 Jul 2009


Joakim
Milky Ways
(!K7)
Releasing: 15 September (US)

SONG LIST
01 Back to Wilderness
02 Ad Me
03 Fly Like an Apple
04 Spiders
05 Glossy Papers
06 Medusa
07 Love & Romance & a Special Person
08 King Kong Is Dead
09 Travel in Vain
10 Little Girl

Joakim
“Love & Romance & a Special Person” [MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

30 Jul 2009


Matt Fiander raved about Passion Pit’s latest album Manners: “Score one for internet hype. Steeped in the tension of economic hardship and transition, but loaded with an undeniable resilience and infectious joy, Manners is a brilliantly timely and lasting electro-pop record.” The group played Jimmy Fallon’s show this week to pump up the release.

by Sarah Zupko

30 Jul 2009


William Shatner does dramatic readings of Sarah Palin’s Twitter posts… modern poetic classics? Not.

by PopMatters Staff

29 Jul 2009


The Mountain Goats
The Life of the World to Come
(4AD)
Releasing: 6 October (US)

SONG LIST
01 1 Samuel 15:23
02 Psalms 40:2
03 Genesis 3:23
04 Philippians 3:20-21
05 Hebrews 11:40
06 Genesis 30:3
07 Romans 10:9
08 1 John 4:16
09 Matthew 25:21
10 Deuteronomy 2:10
11 Isaiah 45:23
12 Ezekiel 7 and the Permanent Efficacy of Grace

The Mountain Goats
“Genesis 3:23” [MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

29 Jul 2009


We’re big fans of Florence & the Machine’s debut Lungs, giving the album a 9. Emily Tartanella recently said, “Florence & the Machine deliver a stunning debut in the wake of overwhelming expectations.” Jamie T. recently remixed “Rabbit Heart” and gave it some heavier beats.

Florence & the Machine
“Rabbit Heart” (Jamie T.‘s Lionheart remix) [MP3]
     

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