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 // 1026 Articles
Blogs // 10 Articles

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.


Goldmund: Sometimes | 24 Nov 2015 // 6:00 AM

Sometimes was an album made at night, and 16 of the 17 tracks here were improvised and recorded quickly. That spontaneity comes through on the record's best moments.

Made of Oak: Penumbra | 23 Nov 2015 // 6:00 AM

Penumbra, Nick Sanborn's new EP, is a complex, thumping set of instrumental pieces that shouldn't be overshadowed by his work in Sylvan Esso or Megafaun.


Ahleuchatistas Release Trailer for New Album, 'Arrebato' | 8 Sep 2015 // 6:30 AM

The latest collection from the experimental North Carolina Duo is out 30 October.

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.

//Mixed media

Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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