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by Adrien Begrand

23 Jun 2015


Photo: Shervin Lainez

Connecticut gypsy folk outfit Caravan of Thieves released their fourth album, the winsome Kiss Kiss this past March, and they’ve just finished their sweet new video for “I Got You”, which we’re all too happy to premiere here at PopMatters. Musically “I Got You” is a stripped-down affair, just a lone guitar and husband and wife Fuzz and Carrie Sangiovanni crooning away gently to a cute ragtime melody. Similarly, the video is just as straightforward, and rather novel, as they explain:

by Adrien Begrand

22 Jun 2015


The founder of Chicago indie pop band Paper Arrows, singer-songwriter Joe Goodkin has set off on his own, recording his debut solo album Record of Life, which comes out at the end of the month. Tapping into the folkier side of indie rock, as well as Americana and even a slight Paul Westerberg influence, Goodkin’s honest, unpretentious style shines through, which you can hear—and see—on the stark new video for “Dog and Cat”, which we’re pleased to premiere here at PopMatters.

by Brice Ezell

18 Jun 2015


“Ghost Town” features on Lambert’s new LP, The Original High.

by Adrien Begrand

18 Jun 2015


The brainchild of Toronto musician Jordan Allen, Rolemodel has grown into a full-fledged band, yielding the debut album Before Then Was Now in 2013. A new EP entitled Claire was released this past May, and PopMatters is pleased to premiere the new video for the hazy, Slowdive-influenced track “Cruel Intentions”, which was directed by Allen himself.

by Brice Ezell

17 Jun 2015


The Peanuts Movie is out on 6 November in the USA and 21 December in the UK.

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