Monthly Archives: July 2010

THROWBACK MASHUP: TAKE FIVE / 15 STEP

by loki This audio/visual mash-up is almost three years old, but I think it makes for some entertaining Wednesday stimulus. While I usually carry strong disdain for Radiohead mash-ups, Overdub successfully collides Thom Yorke with Dave Brubeck via the tracks “15 Step” and “Take Five.” – Enjoy.

HERE WE GO MAGIC: CASUAL

from pitchfork Check out this acoustic performance of “Casual” by Here We Go Magic, shot at the Pitchfork Music Festival this year.

MIA GOES HARD

by jon ledoux All eyes are on Governor’s Island this weekend as HARD NYC comes to town, featuring a slew of DJs and bands that will take the stage with the New York City skyline as a backdrop. Sleigh Bells, Die Antwood, and Rye Rye, among others, will keep the all day-festival blazing with beats – [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 70

by staff Pop Out Player I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it. ► Groucho Marx Get all the tracks in a [...]

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: JEANEE HAMMETT

by ryan s. A few months ago I met a fascinating young woman in the back room of the Bjork Above the Auto Parts show and was lucky enough to maintain contact. I’ve had the chance to view her evolving art pieces and wanted to share them, along with her explanation of the creative process. [...]

WORLD PREMIERE: AFRICAN PASSPORT

edited by Jason Shelton Check out The Shivers’ long-awaited music video for the track “African Passport” off their last album. Produced by QC and edited by Jason Shelton, the video follows front man Keith Zarriello through a brief evolution from the grave to a shopping mall. The Shivers are about to embark on a national [...]

DIRTY PROJECTORS AND BJORK

by The Dirty Projectors In April 2009, Brandon Stosuy from Stereogum.com asked me if we wanted to play a benefit concert at a bookstore in New York. I said yes. He asked Björk the same thing, and she said yes. Then he asked us if we wanted to collaborate, and we said yes. Björk asked [...]