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by PopMatters Staff

30 Jul 2014


PopMatters has teamed up with Universal Pictures to celebrate their upcoming release Get on Up. Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century. 

James Brown empowered a generation of activists with his anthem “Say It Loud”. We’re tasking fans to salute the Godfather of Soul and his lasting impact on social culture and popular music by sharing your thoughts about his music and legacy using #SayItLoud on Twitter.

by PopMatters Staff

24 Jul 2014


One (1) winner receives:
·      Unlock your full potential with a $50 Visa gift card
·      Plus a LUCY T-Shirt & Hat

 
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by PopMatters Staff

25 Jun 2014


Esteemed world beats label Six Degrees Records sports an enviable library of Brazilian music and we’re giving a way a slice of that in this timely contest. If you’d like to check out the CDs, head on over to Amazon. A single lucky grand prize winner will score the set, whilst five runners-up will be awarded with a copy of BossaCucaNova’s new CD, Our Kind of Bossa. Follow all of the goings on at Six Degrees via their newsletter.

Win a 15-CD Pack of Brazilian Music CDs from Six Degrees Records! in PopMatters Contests on LockerDome

by PopMatters Staff

15 Jun 2014


Last week Brice Ezell said, “let’s push past the fake tabloid feuds and authenticity battles and call Lazaretto what it really is: an exceptional rock album.”

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by PopMatters Staff

10 Jun 2014


GET SOMEWHERE SAFE. Fill up the tank, stock up the fridge. The Enemy is closer than you think.
One (1) winner receives:
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-      The Enemy complete series (5 books)

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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