Ian Mathers
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//Features

“But If We Did That, We’d Be Lying”: An Interview with Gareth Campesinos! | 3 Apr 2012 // 6:00 PM

Gareth Campesinos! talks about how a recent breakup affected the new record, the role that depression plays in his lyrics, and why touring is a weird thing to do.

R.E.M's 'Out of Time' Over Time | 5 Oct 2011 // 5:00 PM

On Out of Time, R.E.M. wasn't too big to be cool -- yet.

//Reviews

Aidan Baker: The Confessional Tapes | 9 Apr 2015 // 9:03 PM

One of heavy music's most prolific and interesting artists makes a quiet, patient album that stands with his best work.

Glenn Branca: The Ascension | 2 Feb 2015 // 9:03 PM

A pioneer of massed-guitar music still worth listening to.

//Blogs

Noises Sound Like the End: 13 Essential Mogwai Songs | 22 Jan 2014 // 4:00 AM

With the very fine new album Rave Tapes out this month, PopMatters looks back on Mogwai's rich career by picking 13 of the finest songs from the full span of the post-rock band's work.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Fave Five: Alpine

// Sound Affects

"Australian sextet Alpine's newest album is a fantastic expansion of their joyous pop sound, but two members give us five records apiece that helped define their unique musical identities.

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