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Tuesday, July 22 2014

‘Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!’ Is a Hard-Charging History of Rock ‘n’ Roll

Bob Stanley sets out to map the deliriously vast landscape of pop in this finely detailed new book.


Monday, July 21 2014

Basement Jaxx - “Never Say Never (feat. ETML)” (video)

Basement Jaxx has dropped a new video for a tune off of its upcoming LP JUNTO, the twerk-obsessed "Never Say Never."


Thursday, July 17 2014

Kaiser Chiefs - “Coming Home (Live on Balcony TV)” (video) (Premiere)

Kaiser Chiefs recently took to a balcony in Brooklyn to play a song off of their latest record, Education, Education, Education & War, the wistful "Coming Home."


The Most Welcome (and Unexpected) Song of the Summer Contender

It's all about bass. And booty. And embracing your shape. It has all the makings of a yawn-provoking empowerment anthem ... but instead it's one of the funnest songs you'll hear this year.


Two New Works Capture Only Fleeting Glimpses of the Ever-Elusive J.D. Salinger

J.D. Salinger: The Escape Artist and My Salinger Year prove that the man's desire to be left alone may forever frustrate our efforts to know who he truly was.


Wednesday, July 16 2014

The Kinks - “The Way Love Used to Be”

In a better world, "The Way Love Used to Be" would rank alongside "You Really Got Me", "Waterloo Sunset", and "Lola" as one of the Kinks' crowning achievements.


The Bug - “Void/Function” (audio)

The London-based electronic music wizard Kevin Martin has dropped two new songs from his forthcoming album as The Bug, Angels & Devils.


Justin Townes Earle - “White Gardenias” (audio)

Justin Townes Earle has released a new song from his forthcoming studio LP, Single Mothers, the melancholy "White Gardenias."


alt-J - “Hunger of the Pine” (video) + Tour Dates

Britain's alt-J has premiered the new video "Hunger of the Pine" today.


The Feed - “Stella” (audio) (Exclusive Download)

You can download the latest tune by St. Louis retro-rockers the Feed, "Stella", here on PopMatters.


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