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by PopMatters Staff

7 Dec 2012


Jezzy has classical music in her bones, beginning her artistic life as an orchestral violinist and growing up in a home steeped in the Old Masters as her father shared his love of the music with his family. Meanwhile, Jezzy’s Cuban mother played Latin music and those warm, rhythmic sounds led her to a love of all sorts of music and created a true cultural omnivore. Jeezy moved on to rock, playing guitar and violin in a host of NYC bands before emerging as a solo performer with her own band, Jezzy & The Belles. You can hear the classical in the symphonic waves of atmospheric melody in her tunes, mixed with bits from Britpop, dream pop, folk, and electronic music. Fans of diverse artists such as Portishead, PJ Harvey, Lily Allen will enjoy the band’s sound. Today, we bring you Jezzy & The Belles’ latest video that incorporates all of the above-mentioned reference points.

by Zach Schonfeld

4 Dec 2012


It’s a sad week for Pizza Huts and Taco Bells. Das Racist, the endlessly irreverent slacker-art-rap outfit behind “Combination Pizza Hut & Taco Bell” and “Rainbow in the Dark”, has called it quits. Heems announced the news at what would have been a group performance at Munich’s On3 Festival, telling the crowd, “I’m going to do some Das Racist songs, but Das Racist is breaking up and we’re not a band anymore.” Bandmate Kool A.D. later tweeted that he left the band two months prior, unbeknownst to fans:

by Sachyn Mital

3 Dec 2012


As announced in the press release, “The Beatles’ acclaimed original studio album remasters, released on CD in 2009 and in 2010 for digital download exclusively on iTunes, will make their long-awaited stereo vinyl debut on 12th November (13th November in North America).”

In celebration of this massive release, PopMatters has a chance to offer one (1) lucky winner a set of three remastered stereo vinyl records, Help!, Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band and A Hard Day’s Night plus a bonus t-shirt!

by PopMatters Staff

2 Dec 2012


by PopMatters Staff

29 Nov 2012


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The Moving Pixels Podcast Discusses 'Tales from the Borderlands Episode 2'

// Moving Pixels

"Our foray into the adventure-game-style version of the Borderlands continues.

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