//MUSIC
Mac DeMarco: Another One

Mac DeMarco

Another One

Whether his heartbreak is the fault of geography or the turn of love’s fickle tides, Another One continues to flex DeMarco’s unique gifts for phrasing and double meanings.

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Telepathe: Destroyer

Telepathe

Destroyer

"Tonight we dine in hell!" Brooklyn duo on rampage after four-year incarceration!

Runner of the Woods: Thirsty Valley

Runner of the Woods

Thirsty Valley

Thirsty Valley is a strong, assured debut that works best when the band plays around the outer edges of its country-rock sound.

//FILM
Rocks Bad Boy Mick Jagger Is Not Bad Enough for 'Ned Kelly'

Rock’s Bad Boy Mick Jagger Is Not Bad Enough for 'Ned Kelly'

Tony Richardson’s 1970 Down Under biopic Ned Kelly provides lovingly filmed scenery--including the Rolling Stone’s Mick Jagger--but, in this version of the folk legend, bad boy Ned seldom seems to be the “wild colonial boy”.

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//BOOKS
//GAMES
Revisiting 'Dark Souls 2'

Revisiting 'Dark Souls 2'

"Is Dark Souls 2 as perfect as I once thought it was? Not quite."

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Moving Pixels Podcast: 'The Fall' Explores Artificial Intelligence and Identity

The Fall raises questions about the self and personal identity by considering how an artificial intelligence governs itself.

//CULTURE
All Hail Hair Metal Heart

All Hail Hair Metal Heart

"Ever since grunge rock turned Heart’s hair metal meal ticket into a scarlet letter, the Wilson sisters have twisted one of the greatest arena rock trilogies ever into a Judean desert-level tale of temptation with a Mutt Lange-ish Devil offering up industrial-sized cans of Aqua-Net, too-tight corsets and platinum albums in lieu of all the kingdoms of the world."

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20 Questions: Tim Noyes of Handsome Ghost

Last year, PopMatters premiered Handsome Ghost's "Blood Stutter". This year, we caught up with Tim Noyes after a performance to have him answer '20 Questions'.

//COMICS

Taking a different path to become an icon with Hernan Guerra and not Clark Kent.

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//TV

Series creator Nic Pizzolatto constructs the entire season on a simple exchange: death seems to be the metaphysical wage of knowledge.

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//Pop Ten
All Hail Hair Metal Heart
Ever since grunge rock turned Heart’s hair metal meal ticket into a scarlet letter, the Wilson sisters have twisted one of the greatest arena rock trilogies ever into a Judean desert-level tale of temptation with a Mutt Lange-ish Devil offering up industrial-sized cans of Aqua-Net, too-tight corsets and platinum albums in lieu of all the kingdoms of the world. Read More
Pop Unmuted Podcast: Lyrics and Kacey Musgraves' 'Pageant Material'
Revisiting 'Dark Souls 2'
Heavy Hitters: An Interview With the Isley Brothers
//Mixed media