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by Adrien Begrand

11 Dec 2015


Already an established artist in Australia, Doctrin is set to push her stylish power pop in America with the release of the new EP The Deep on 15 January. The brainchild of singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/producer Dolly Denko, she also tries her hand at directing on her new video for “Give Me Love”.

by Adrien Begrand

11 Dec 2015


Connecticut duo Violent Mae recently released their new album Kid, but have also recorded an alternate version of that album’s closing track “Birthday”, which features Chris Ballew (of the Presidents of the United States of America) playing the distinct two-string bass that belonged to the late, great Mark Sandman of Morphine, who was a major influence on the band’s sound.

by PopMatters Staff

10 Dec 2015


Last month avant-garde cellist Julia Kent released her excellent, PopMatters-approved new album Asperities, and she now has put out a beautifully shot video for the mournful track “Flag of No Country”, which was directed by Enrico Salmasi.

by Adrien Begrand

10 Dec 2015


Prior to the 18 December DVD release of the final season of the NBC cult series Hannibal, Lakeshore Records will release two soundtrack albums on 11 December. A highlight of Volume One is the fantastic “Snake Charmer”, performed by the great Marc Almond with devilish, delicious flamboyance, which can be heard below.

by Adrien Begrand

10 Dec 2015


Singer-songwriter Rachael Sage has just released a new single called “Hanukkah in the Village”, which not only celebrates the Jewish holiday but playfully offers a fun glimpse of her Greenwich Village neighbourhood. Even better, she’s put together an absolutely gorgeous lyric video featuring a dazzling array of antiques and creatively designed menorahs.

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Double Take: 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' (1969)

// Short Ends and Leader

"The two Steves at Double Take are often mistaken for Paul Newman and Robert Redford; so it's appropriate that they shoot it out over Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

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