Weekly New Music Mp3 Mix

Popsicles IV: The Indie Equation

Posted  03/09/2015  by  The Beard

In this week’s Mp3 round-up, old-school indie makes a strong showing, with new tunes from the likes of Modest Mouse and Sufjan Stevens…

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This Can Kill: An Intimate Interview with Joy Division/New Order Icon Peter Hook

Posted  03/07/2015  by  The Beard

After being helping found mythical post-punk progenitors Joy Division, Peter Hook spent 25 years playing stadiums as a member of New Order. The Beard asks the icon what happens when you realize your lifestyle can kill …

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KGB Lawyer – “Running Prisons”

Posted  03/04/2015  by  The Beard

What is the line between drugs for fun and a pacifying opiate? A tight of melodies over a Beck-like sneer, the tune and video are at once sinister and dispassionate, like a bad trip viewed from above. Stunning stuff.

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Popsicles III: Oughts & Angry

Posted  03/01/2015  by  The Beard

From Riot Grrl vibes of Screaming Females to the breezy folk of Sufjan Stevens and the oddball electronics of Radiohead’s Thom Yorke — this set would sound just as appropriate (and equally awesome) a decade ago…

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KGB Lawyer’s “Dating” Rescores Mind-Warping Classic by Stan Brakhage

Posted  02/25/2015  by  The Beard

California expat Chris Matule (aka KGB Lawyer) is a lost generation all his own, a post-electronic performer who took refuge in Berlin before hiding out in the alps. Now he takes on video pioneer Stan Brakhage….

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Popsicles 2: Ri Ri & the Kanye Cart

Posted  02/23/2015  by  The Beard

Rather than fear the merging of cultures, this week we embrace it. This week’s mp3 roundup runs the gamut, from outre artists like liturgy and Krill to the EVER-PRESENT KANYE…

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21 Star Wars Takes On Classic Album Covers

Posted  07/07/2015  by  The Beard

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NOT MY BALTIMORE: Why the New York Times (and other Outlets) Infantilize Us

Posted  07/06/2015  by  The Beard

Let’s be real: A mega-sized inferiority complex is what inspired the New York Times’ recent belittling of Baltimore…

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What’s Happening is not Happening

Posted  04/28/2015  by  The Beard

A handicapped Baltimorean on what it means to be broken… and to be reborn….

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