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by PopMatters Staff

30 Apr 2012

On April 25, LA duo Electric Guest, consisting of Asa Taccone and Matthew Compton, will hit the road with their full band in support of their debut Danger Mouse-produced album Mondo on Downtown Records. Out April 24, Mondo includes infectious tracks “This Head I Hold” and “American Daydream”.

by Jane Jansen Seymour

26 Apr 2012

Headset. Image via Shutterstock.

The spring blooms have been showing their stuff for weeks now, while new releases have hit the airwaves to please many a music fan. Plus with SXSW and Coachella’s two weekends come and gone, there are plenty of buzz worthy bands to choose for the next playlist. 

Spring 2012 Playlist by JaneJS on Grooveshark

by John Bergstrom

25 Apr 2012

The eclectic, much-loved British folk/pop/dance duo Everything But the Girl have announced they will reissue their much-loved first four albums in May.

Issued on May 28 by the Edsel label in the UK, the titles are: the classic folk-pop debut Eden (1984), the Smiths-like Love Not Money (1985), the Phil Spector-Meets-Country-Western Baby, The Stars Shine Bright (1986), and the pastoral adult-pop Idlewild (1988).

by William Carl Ferleman

25 Apr 2012

by Jessy Krupa

24 Apr 2012

Ruben Studdard on American Idol (2003)

After debuting in the summer of 2002, and becoming a ratings hit, American Idol began searching for new hopefuls several weeks after crowning their first winner. In a couple of months, the show returned with more elaborate sets, a wider selection of songs, one less host (Brian Dunkleman supposedly left to pursue a comedy career), and a whole lot of hype.

Despite all these changes, there was only one thing all of those millions of viewers really cared about: the contestants. But what have all of those singers been up to lately? Let’s take a look.

//Mixed media

I Just Murdered My Sister, and It Was Kind of Fun

// Moving Pixels

"The Deed makes murder a game, a pretty fun game.

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