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Matt Gonzales

Matt Gonzales is a freelance writer living in Indianapolis, Ind.


Thursday, January 26 2006

Less Smooch, More Dance: An Interview with the Clientele

The Clientele's Alasdair Maclean tells us everything we need to know, from A to K.

Wednesday, October 5 2005

A Pretty Good Girlfriend & Even Better Sales: An Interview with Carl Newman (The New Pornographers)

No, the girlfriend isn't Neko, so we had to come up with this other story.

Wednesday, January 26 2005

Interview with Pete Hoffman of the Mendoza Line

'We like the Replacements and getting drunk' is Pete Hoffman's description of his band, but he's got bigger things to say.

Saturday, December 31 1994

From a Texaco Sign: An Interview with Silver Jews

The Silver Jews' David Berman on secret tapes and a mission from God.

Saturday, December 31 1994

A Battle of Wits: Malcolm Clark of the Sleepy Jackson

Another ego-driven lead singer with a team of puppets that front as a 'band?' Think again. PopMatters talks with drummer Malcolm Clark of the Sleepy Jackson to figure out who else is contributing to the band's enigmatic sound.


Monday, November 2 2009

The Black Heart Procession: Six

Still bleak after all these years, the Black Heart Procession has failed to, well, proceed much.

Wednesday, September 30 2009

Múm: Sing Along to Songs You Don't Know

On this, its fifth full-length since its landmark 2000 debut, Múm tries too hard to recapture the magic of its often remarkable past.

Thursday, September 24 2009

Six Organs of Admittance: Luminous Night

The 11th album by Six Organs of Admittance is like a drug: it will lower your blood pressure. That's a good thing.

Tuesday, August 25 2009

Joe Pernice: It Feels So Good When I Stop

This slight-yet-compelling covers album accompanies pop craftsman Joe Pernice's first foray into the world of letters.

Wednesday, August 19 2009

The Antlers: Hospice

Confronting death, Hospice shows the full-length album is as alive as ever.

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The Eels [5.Aug.03]
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