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Monday, July 7 2014

‘Bad Words’ among new DVD and Blu-ray releases

Having built a nice resume as a comedic actor, Jason Bateman turned again to comedy for his first directing effort, “Bad Words.” And he generated


Tuesday, July 1 2014

‘Particle Fever’: Finding the Higgs Boson

“The entire control room is like a group of six-year-olds whose birthday is next week, you know, and there’s gonna be cake, there’s gonna be presents, their friends are gonna be there, and they just know its going to be great.”


Beautiful Small Machines -“The Girls Are Here” (audio) (Premiere)

Anyone headed to the beach ought to consider giving "The Girls Are Here", the new single by Beautiful Small Machines, some heavy rotation.


Mackenzie Shivers - “4th of July” (audio) (Premiere)

Just in the time for the national holiday this week, PopMatters has the premiere of singer/songwriter Mackenzie Shivers' new song, the piano ballad "4th of July".


The Wans - “Black Pony” (audio) (Premiere)

The driving, garage-rock inspired "Black Pony" by the Nashville-based the Wans is available to stream exclusively on PopMatters.


Monday, June 30 2014

Summer 2014 New Music Playlist

Seventeen new songs plus notes to sizzle up the summer fun.


Thursday, June 26 2014

Eliza Shaddad - “Waters” (video)

Seductive and haunting, "Waters" by Eliza Shaddad is a dance with life's dark choices.


Wednesday, June 25 2014

Jonah Tolchin - “21st Century Girl” (video)

With a heart full of old soul wisdom, it's no wonder Jonah Tolchin's music is full of old school sounds.


Lines West - “Lover” (audio) (Premiere)

The simple alt-country of Lines West's music goes a long ways in softening the Connecticut band's intense lyrical explorations, as its new single "Lover" attests.


We Were Astronauts - “Keep It Together” (audio) (Premiere)

Boston rockers We Were Astronauts have a fun new summer jam in the .38 Special-esque "Keep It Together", which should fit cozily on any summer road trip playlists.


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