Andrew Phillips is an entertainment writer/editor living in Brooklyn, New York. He recently left his post as Managing Editor for the Daily Washington Law Reporter, a small legal periodical in the District of Columbia to pursue his fortune in the big(er) city.
Scandinavia's Hot Music from the Cold North | 8 Mar 2007 // 2:00 PM
Held deep in the ice-bitten annals of Trondheim, Norway, By:Larm 2007 gathered hundreds of Scandinavian musicians for a massive, three-day music-and-arts festival. PopMatters covers the best new Scandanavian talent emerging from the festival and offers 20 exclusive MP3s and an exclusive mix.
Bad Riddance to Good Rubbish: A Sort-of Tribute to CBGB’s | 18 Oct 2006 // 6:00 PM
New York's punk club doors are wrenched closed to the sound of metal scraping on concrete. Phillips gives a hurt-so-good account of one of its final shows with Bad Brains.
Decasia Live [2007 Rewind] | 3 Jan 2008 // 3:00 PM
Unthinking indulgence is the easiest way to sink avant-garde art, but does that mean violently decayed films of long-gone camel crossings are automatically overwrought?
Pillow Fight League, US Debut [2007 Rewind] | 20 Dec 2007 // 2:00 PM
Pillows pounding, legs tangle with arms and skirts slowly ride, inching forward as muscle strains against muscle. If that's not empowering, what is?