Colin Fitzgerald contributes to PopMatters, Prefix Magazine, and Spectrum Culture. He comes from the heart of Michigan where it’s too cold to do anything but write. He also tweets at https://twitter.com/ColinFitzOK.
Wednesday, November 12 2014
The veteran indie singer-songwriter discusses the past, present, and future of the Dismemberment Plan, how D'Angelo and Pearl Jam influenced their music, and what it's like to grow up making records.
Monday, August 18 2014
The goal of indie rock is to make something real, even at the expense of decades of music tradition.
Tuesday, August 5 2014
Hearthstone offers a Free-to-Play model that Candy Crush Saga and Tetris Blitz have only claimed to do.
Thursday, December 11 2014
Best Of only offers a truncated, abridged version of three quality records that, ironically, misses out on much of the Swedish synthpop band's best music.
Sunday, December 7 2014
Austin City Limits has defined how music is experienced through television for 40 years. This is a look back at a cultural institution that has always pushed forward.
Monday, December 1 2014
The San Francisco duo imbue their lo-fi, psychedelic tendencies with pop songwriting and clearer production on the follow-up to 2012's Lucifer.
Monday, November 24 2014
In the age of too much information, Parkay Quarts (AKA Parquet Courts) harness the power of the enigma.
Sunday, November 23 2014
The reissue of the debut album from the band that would become the Shins showcases a raw indie rock sound that bridges that gap between '90s alternative and poignant post-millennial indie pop.