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 // 1035 Articles
Blogs // 10 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

Fleetwood Mac: Tusk (Deluxe Edition) | 11 Feb 2016 // 8:30 PM

Despite popular narratives, Tusk isn't all druggy, unabashed excess. Instead, this new sets shows the record as a deeply self-conscious document, the sound of a band that didn't rebel against success so much as it misunderstood the privilege it brings.

Plates of Cake: Becoming Double | 22 Jan 2016 // 4:45 AM

Becoming Double builds on the best parts of the previous records by diving headlong into tones that seemed only on the edge of the Plates of Cake sound before.

//Blogs

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
//Blogs

Violin Virtuoso L. Subramaniam Mesmerizes in Rare New York Performance (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Co-presented by the World Music Institute, the 92Y hosted a rare and mesmerizing performance from India's violin virtuoso L. Subramaniam.

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