Cole Stryker covers music for PopMatters from New York.
Monday, October 4 2010
Taking a break from releasing relentless touring for her three (count 'em!) albums out this year, Robyn talks the about the current American reception to dance music, bringing people to tears, and the difficulties of getting into a bumblebee costume ...
Tuesday, September 9 2008
Danny Seim lives out his musical ideal, and he's even found an extra microphone.
Thursday, July 17 2008
With only a flimsy $15 tent and wellington boots for protection, PopMatters’ Cole Stryker avoided Amy Winehouse’s punches, the mud, and John Mayer, at the annual global gathering that is the Glastonbury Festival.
Sunday, June 22 2008
You know there's a music festival in the city when fedoras and scarves outnumber baseball caps and gold chains.
Thursday, February 7 2008
In its quest to be seen as a legitimate way of life among a legion of detractors, the Christian Church has turned to alternative methods of getting its point across.
Monday, November 23 2009
Bazan invites questions from the audience, and inevitably, one or two come from disappointed, even heartbroken fans who want to know for sure if Bazan's given up on God, or put another way, given up on them.
Sunday, November 22 2009
Come on, people. Stop sleeping on one of the most invigorating bands to come down the pike in years.
Monday, November 16 2009
Lovers of left-of-the-dial indie pop could have hardly conceived a better double bill in their dreams.
Tuesday, November 10 2009
It's impossible to watch Múm perform without a dumb smile on your face.
Tuesday, October 6 2009
Anyone disappointed by the night's set list may as well just give up on life, because the best material from each album was represented, naturally weighted towards the older stuff.