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by Adrien Begrand

2 Nov 2015


Nashville-based singer-songwriter Jill Andrews recently released her new album The War Inside, and the broad, theatrical pop sounds of the track “Get Up, Get On” made it an obvious choice for a single. And true to its Florence-esque melodrama, the song has served as the inspiration for a lavish, beautifully realized video.

by Adrien Begrand

2 Nov 2015


Australian artist Dioni released her self-titled EP this past summer, and her latest single from the record is a sultry, soul-meets-trip hop remix of her original song “Shades of Melancholy”.

by Adrien Begrand

30 Oct 2015


Citing such influences as Mogwai, Factory Floor, and the Chameleons, Birmingham, England band Victories at Sea create a superb hybrid of post-punk, dance, and pop on their edgy yet vibrant debut album Everything Forever. It comes out today on Static Caravan Recordings, but even better, can be heard in its entirety below.

by Adrien Begrand

30 Oct 2015


Originally from Tasmania, dark electronic artist Jill Krasnicki has been performing under the moniker Animalia in her new home base of Toronto. Her debut album Mouth Full of Teeth came out in 2014 to considerable acclaim in Canada, and in early 2016 she will be releasing her new LP (dissonance). As you can hear on the new song “Little Earth”, traces of Bjork and the Knife creep into her music, yielding something altogether chilly and unique.

by Adrien Begrand

29 Oct 2015


In advance of his 2016 debut album Nashville singer-songwriter Shane Tutmarc has been releasing one single per month over the course of 2015. We at PopMatters are no strangers to the musician, as we premiered “So Hard to Make an Easy Getaway” a couple months ago. Now he’s back with a video for the dreamy, ethereal “Out of the Dark”, a much different departure from the powerpop of the aforementioned track.

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Stone Dead: Murder and Myth in 'Medousa'

// Short Ends and Leader

"A wry tale which takes in Greek mythology, punk rock and influences of American suspense-drama, this is an effective and curious thriller about myth and obsession.

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