Elizabeth has been writing for PopMatters since 2006. Most of her time is consumed by listening to, writing about, or talking about music. She also plays sax and violin in various ensembles in Tacoma, Washington, where she lives as a student studying music and economics. She hopes to combine the two in order to expand music education and its positive effects on lower-income communities.
Monday, October 20 2008
The Sea and Cake's eighth full-length is full of the group's characteristic juxtaposition of subtle, organic beauty against precise rhythmic and technical work.
Wednesday, September 3 2008
Shall Noise Upon is more of the same from Apollo Sunshine, which in their case means boundless innovation and unmatched creativity.
Sunday, July 20 2008
Smart arrangements and Hutchinson's bold charm combine to make Sounds Like This the summer's most guilt-free guilty pleasure.
Tuesday, June 10 2008
For those who had sadly but successfully resigned themselves to a future without Blind Melon, For My Friends is a godsend.
Sunday, May 4 2008
It's clear the Elephant 6's founding ideals are as influential and enduring as ever.