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by Tyler Gould

11 Nov 2009


The video is mislabeled as “Fire Dance”, which would have been a perfectly appropriate title, but the glitzy song is actually “Fire Night” from Lights’ (from Brooklyn, not Toronto) latest album, Rites.

by Katharine Wray

11 Nov 2009


The Bodies Obtained have released three MP3s from their latest album,Dead Plans. These tracks offer a lot of sound and not very much song, but there is something curious about the sparse sonic landscape this Detroit band creates.

The Bodies Obtained
The Death From Above [MP3]
     

Baby It’s Not a Sin [MP3]
     

She Wants What She Wants [MP3]
     

by Faye Rasmussen

11 Nov 2009


Check out the 2009 Mercury Prize winner play a set at La Bellevilloise, in Paris, France. The British rapper released her debut album, Speech Therapy, in May of this year. Big things to come!

by Tyler Gould

10 Nov 2009


This version of “Keep Me in the Dark” is from Take Me Round Again, a digital-only re-imagining of the Furnaces’ excellent I’m Going Away, based at least in part on fan descriptions of the album before it came out. This alternative universe album is out right now on Thrill Jockey.

The Fiery Furnaces
Keep Me in the Dark (Eleanor Friedberger version) [MP3]
     

by Tyler Gould

10 Nov 2009


After helping yourself to the smattering of Please Please Me videos below, why not dig into our feature on all their early albums?

PopMatters will be featuring the Beatles all week, so dive right in and plan on losing a couple hours.

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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