Matthew Fiander
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PopMatters Associate Music Editor

Matthew Fiander is a music critic for PopMatters and Prefix Magazine. He also writes fiction and his work has appeared in The Yalobusha Review. He received his M.F.A. in Creative Writing from UNC-Greensboro and currently teaches writing and literature at High Point University in High Point, NC. You can follow him on Twitter at @mattfiander.

Features // 19 Articles
Reviews // 1019 Articles
Blogs // 9 Articles
//Features

The Top 10 Overlooked Albums of 2014 | 8 Dec 2014 // 8:19 PM

The finest of the unsung in 2014 remind us of the power of experimentation and tradition, energy and intricacy, discovery and getting lost.

Psalmships - 'I Sleep Alone' (album premiere) | 29 Jun 2014 // 9:00 PM

PopMatters is pleased to premiere I Sleep Alone the new album by Psalmships.

//Reviews

Strange Wilds: Standing | 13 Apr 2015 // 6:35 AM

Strange Wilds' first single for Sub Pop introduces a unique band, one we're ready to hear more from.

Frank Black and the Catholics: The Complete Discography | 9 Apr 2015 // 8:06 PM

This seven-disc set takes all Frank Black's output with the Catholics favors the moment, the song, over the career, which is not a new concept for Black.

//Blogs

Lewis & Clarke - "The Ride" (video) (Premiere) | 11 Dec 2014 // 3:02 AM

This clip for "The Ride", from Lewis & Clarke's excellent Triumvirate, feels almost cinematic in scope, but the story it tells is personal, intimate, and beautiful.

Eyelids - "Psych #1" (video) (Premiere) | 10 Oct 2014 // 2:30 AM

Northwest band Eyelids, with members of Guided By Voices and the Decemberists, deliver another sweet slice of bittersweet pop bliss on "Psych #1"

//Mixed media
//Blogs

St. Vincent, Beck, and More Heat Up Boston Calling on Memorial Day Weekend

// Notes from the Road

"With vibrant performances by artists including St. Vincent and TV on the Radio, the first half of the bi-annual Boston Calling Festival brought additional excitement to Memorial Day weekend.

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