Colin Fitzgerald is an associate editor and writer for PopMatters.
Careful Planning and Prolonged Mutation: An Interview with Battles | 14 Sep 2015 // 9:02 PM
Drummer John Stanier speaks out about the ins and outs of the band's raw (and entirely instrumental) new album La Di Da Di and why their live show is so important.
The Liberation of Best Coast: An Interview with Bethany Cosentino | 4 May 2015 // 10:20 PM
The singer, guitarist, and songwriter of Best Coast discusses the influences behind their new album California Nights, the double-edged sword of success, and the band's constantly evolving legacy.
Tegan and Sara: Love You to Death | 28 Jun 2016 // 9:20 PM
Three years after their unlikely ascent into synthpop stardom, Tegan and Sara continue down the same path with minor shifts to their thematic compass.
Peter Bjorn and John: Breakin' Point | 22 Jun 2016 // 9:20 PM
With a stable of blockbuster producers in tow, Peter Bjorn and John reach indie pop nirvana on their seventh collection of upbeat, hook-driven bubblegum.
Never-Ending Story: The Role of Gameplay in Modern Adventure Games | 17 Feb 2015 // 2:00 AM
By prioritizing storytelling in video games, developers inadvertently send the signal that gameplay innovation is less important to the growing medium.