Ben has been resigned to the life of a music geek ever since that fateful weekend in July of
Tuesday, January 25 2011
Following Sleater-Kinney's indefinite hiatus, Corin Tucker kept quiet for several years while raising a family. Now, with a new band and a new sound, she its down with PopMatters to talk about how this endeavor came into being, and where she'd like to go next.
Monday, October 25 2010
Building your production studio after viewing a Craigslist ad? Producing a mix-tape with Aziz Ansari? Calling up David Byrne for a collaboration just 'cos you can? All in a day's work for TV on the Radio's Dave Sitek, here revealing all the details about his new Maximum Balloon side-project ...
Sunday, August 1 2010
PopMatters spoke with the band’s co-leader, Ryan Hizer, about Morgantown’s surprisingly cool music scene, those fickle things called influences and the band you should really be listening to: Big Ass Manatee.
Wednesday, March 31 2010
Fresh off of her critically-acclaimed new EP, Julianna Barwick discusses how her album was informed by church choirs, Panda Bear, and the joys of sheep herding.
Thursday, February 26 2009
I have spent half my life being an R.E.M. fan, and I’ve consumed just about every album in their catalogue. So, at this point, I feel confident saying that Monster is unfairly maligned, and truly stands as one of their best.
Monday, January 10 2011
On their debut LP, the Kiwi quartet provides an exciting update of the Dunedin Sound. They call it “shoewave”.
Tuesday, October 26 2010
Animal Collective’s co-leader, Dave Portner, steps into the solo spotlight with a song cycle dealing with death, illness and depression. Surprisingly, it’s often a warm, comforting album.
Thursday, September 9 2010
The Illinoisemaker returns with a frustratingly inconsistent EP that showcases his old tricks as well as a few new ones.
Tuesday, August 31 2010
This compilation of Japandroids’ early EP’s only highlights how breathtaking their debut LP is and how far the band has come.
Tuesday, June 15 2010
The Drums’ debut LP plays like an ‘80s time capsule. Unfortunately, the world only needs one Morrissey.