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by PopMatters Staff

3 Aug 2009


Fink
Sort of Revolution
(Ninja Tune)
Releasing: 15 September (US)

SONG LIST
01 Sort of Revolution
02 Move on Me
03 Six Weeks
04 Nothing Is Ever Finished
05 See It All
06 Q & A  
07 If I Had a Million
08 Pigtails  
09 Maker
10 Walking in the Sun

SONG LIST FOR SINGLE
01 Sort of Revolution (The Cinematic Orchestra Radio Edit)
02 Sort of Revolution (French Radio Edit)
03 Don’t Look Down
04 Sort of Revolution (Sideshow Dub)
05 Sort of Revolution (The Cinematic Orchestra Remix)

Fink
“Sort of Revolution (The Cinematic Orchestra Remix)” [MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

3 Aug 2009


Arctic Monkeys covered Nick Cave at All Points West last week. The band’s new album, Humbug, drops later this month on the 24th.

by PopMatters Staff

2 Aug 2009


A Mountain of One
Institute of Joy
(10 Worlds/PIAS)
Releasing: 7 September (US)

SONG LIST
01 Intro
02 Sky Is Folding
03 Bones
04 Lie Awake
05 Green
06 Highs of the Sun
07 River Music
08 Purple
09 In Our Lifetime
10 Ahead of the Curve
11 Who by Fire
12 White Spider
13 Knife of the Sultan

A Mountain of One
“Bones” [MP3]
     

by PopMatters Staff

31 Jul 2009


PopMatters loved Elbow’s latest album, The Seldom Seen Kid, placing it at #9 on our top 60 album list last year. The Manchester band stopped by KCRW’s “Morning Becomes Eclectic” program last week to chat and play some tunes.

by Timothy Gabriele

31 Jul 2009


This one’s 14 years old as a cover, but it’s perhaps the best rendition of this song omitting possibly only the original.  Low slow the tempo to a narcotic level and milk every note for sullen strength.  An elegia to the original’s fervent howl.

//Mixed media
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FKA twigs Outdoes Herself with 'Congregata' (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"A regular FKA twigs performance is exciting. But her 'Congregata' event amps up the fervor ten fold, with more wild dancers, powerful lights and costumes.

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