Tuesday, September 23 2014
Before seeing the André Benjamin-fronted biopic Jimi: All is By My Side, give a listen to a collection of classic tunes covered by Hendrix, including hits by the Beatles, Chuck Berry, and Cream, via Rdio.
PopMatters caught up with Mecca Normal's Jean Smith on the Vancouver duo's upcoming album Empathy for the Evil. The video for album track "Between Livermore & Tracy" premieres here.
Think John Howard Griffin’s Black Like Me on steroids, and you get a sense of what Jess Row’s intentions are, here.
Thursday, September 18 2014
“My father told me, this is a dark organization, don’t go there.” Gonen Ben Itzhak sets up the moment when he decided to join
Anyone on the market for some unadulterated vintage rock and roll should give Trigger Hippy's self-titled LP a spin as fast as possible.
Above all, this celebrates the wondrous and odd details of everyday life in working-class California during the Great Depression.
Wednesday, September 17 2014
The myriad sounds of world music and the creative impulses of the electronic remix come together in the eclectic hodgepodge Psychedelic Planet, out now through Six Degrees records.
Brazilian dream-pop artist SILVA's latest album, Ocean View, offers the listener an inviting collection of dreamy, beach-worthy tunes.
The Imogen Heap-indebted electronic of Claire London's "Cut the Strings" is a powerful sample of what's to come on her new EP, Hit the Switch.
Summer may have just finished, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't dive into a prime cut of surf rock like Los Straitjackets' retro ditty "Kawanga."