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Monday, March 24 2014

"It's Liberating Not Having to Compromise My Guts": An Interview with Doves' Jimi Goodwin

As the frontman for Doves, Jimi Goodwin proved to be quite the pop craftsman. On his new solo album, he creates a sort of personal mixtape, styles all around, Goodwin telling us how as a solo album, it couldn't have existed in any other form.

Monday, August 15 2011

"It's Not Like You're Getting Better": An Interview with Joseph Arthur

When Joseph Arthur -- celebrated musician, sometimes painter, and occasional black sheep of Akron -- put out his latest disc, little did he know he'd push his career forward by taking a powerful look back ...

Thursday, July 7 2011

The Sound of 'Beginners': An Interview with Mike Mills

With his acclaimed new film Beginners, director Mike Mills sits down with PopMatters to discuss the autobiographical nature of the soundtrack, and oh so much more ...

Monday, August 25 2008

"A Language That Nobody Else Could Understand": An Interview with Elbow

With their new album The Seldom Seen Kid fresh on shelves, the guys in Elbow sit down with PopMatters to reflect on the losses, tragedies, and hopes that got them to where they are now, all while celebrating the music that continues to unite this group over nearly two decades of existence.

Wednesday, January 2 2008

Everybody Enduring: An Interview with Sam Prekop

Over the course of 14 years, the Sea and Cake has quietly established itself as a Chicago institution.


Sunday, June 17 2012

Spiritualized: 16 May 2012 - Austin

A performance from a band like Spiritualized relies heavily on its setting and it is difficult to consider a poorer choice of venues in town then this metallic chrome warehouse.

Sunday, November 20 2011

Beirut: 29 October 2011 - Austin, TX

Zach Condon listens to his bandmates with the keen ear of a conductor.

Thursday, October 27 2011

Austin City Limits: Sunday 18 September 2011

The Arcade Fire reminds us all that nothing is too serious if nothing lasts forever.

Wednesday, October 26 2011

Austin City Limits: Saturday 17 September 2011

Once you get to Stevie level, people are going to wait for you and not really complain.

Tuesday, October 25 2011

Austin City Limits: Friday 16 September 2011

Even the sticky situation of having Kanye West and Coldplay sort of split the Friday night finale on opposite sides of Zilker Park was a wise and calculated decision.

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Andrew Bird [30.Jan.07]
Yo La Tengo [22.Oct.06]
Yo La Tengo [28.Sep.06]
Sunset Rubdown [25.Sep.06]
Junior Boys [6.Sep.06]
Elbow [10.May.06]
Ben Harper [27.Apr.06]
Mogwai [26.Mar.06]
The Walkmen [5.Feb.06]
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