Writer Kelly McCartney remembers listening to Kenny Rogers, the Stylistics, and the Carpenters as a kid. Nowadays, she's more likely to be caught with Ashley Monroe, OK Go, and Matthew Perryman Jones in her ears, although the Stylistics still hold up nicely. Kelly currently contributes to No Depression, Curve, PopMatters, Shareable, GOOD, and Elmore magazine. On the side, she is collaborating with some wonderful musicians on a multi-media theatre series while also developing a couple of music-related video projects. Twitter: @theKELword
The Eyes Have It: An Interview with LP | 14 Aug 2014 // 9:14 PM
Equal parts swagger and sway, LP is a rock star, in the truest sense.... like the love child of David Bowie and Patti Smith.
Brandy Clark on the Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic of Life | 29 Jun 2014 // 9:14 PM
Late last year, country songwriter Brandy Clark quietly released her debut album as an artist and a funny thing happened: people listened and loved it.
Trigger Hippy: Trigger Hippy | 15 Oct 2014 // 9:01 PM
Trigger Hippy's roots run deep and the down-and-dirty, soul-tinged blues they rock is the real deal.
Ben Glover: Atlantic | 17 Sep 2014 // 9:02 PM
On Atlantic, redemption awaits in the cleansing waters of the river, if not in the chorus of the songs or the hallowed memory of Robert Johnson that Ben Glover invokes.
Ruby Rose: "Break Free" (video) (Interview) | 1 Aug 2014 // 5:00 AM
PopMatters speaks with Ruby Rose and Butterfly Boucher about "Break Free", the compelling and provocative video of Rose's that Boucher directed.
Katie Herzig - "Drug" (video) (Review) | 31 Jul 2014 // 4:06 AM
In her latest video, Katie Herzig shows those true humor-soaked colors whilst sporting her true school colors.