The Best Pop Singles of 2012 | 16 Dec 2012 // 4:20 PM
In 2012, people -- not just kids -- loved pop.
Everyday Rock Stars: An Interview with the Cars | 13 Jun 2011 // 4:00 PM
With their first new album in nearly a quarter century, David Robinson of the Cars discusses playing drums for the first time in 24 years, designing the band's visual look, and why you'll never hear a Cars song on Glee.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney: The Friendship Heard 'Round the World | 15 Nov 2010 // 3:00 PM
Two unbelievably talented friends changed the world with their music, but the strain of normal life changes and out-of-control fame would test their bond. Meanwhile, most of their fans separated into two hotly debated sides that often miss the whole point.
'Yesterday... and Today' Today | 10 Nov 2009 // 3:00 PM
“Never judge a book by its cover” is a good piece of advice.
'A Cuban In Mayberry' Travels From America's Hometown to an All-American Nowhere | 29 Dec 2014 // 4:00 AM
Gustavo Perez Firmat's book is a serious examination of why The Andy Griffith Show is still rerunned and revered in the 21st century, even as it slumped to its end with Mayberry R.F.D.
On 'Being Miss America' and Exchanging Ideals | 4 Nov 2014 // 8:05 PM
The lyrics to the Miss America theme song say, “There she is, your ideal.” But what does that mean today?
Santana and Various Artists: Guitar Heaven | 15 Feb 2011 // 3:00 PM
Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics of All Time comes off as a celebrity version of American Idol.
Sons of Sylvia: Revelation | 16 Aug 2010 // 3:59 PM
Interesting, decent debut album for a group who has the potential to become something really great
The 2015 Grammy Awards: Ranking the Performances | 9 Feb 2015 // 6:30 AM
If you missed “music's biggest night”, or just want to relive it, here are all of the performances.
Super Bowl Commercials 2015: The Best and All the Rest | 3 Feb 2015 // 6:10 AM
PopMatters presents the easiest place to see all of the new Super Bowl ads of 2015.
Super Bowl XLIX: Greatest Show on Earth? | 2 Feb 2015 // 10:31 AM
After unprecedented hype, was the big game truly a big deal?
Guessing the 2015 Grammys | 29 Jan 2015 // 3:48 AM
PopMatters predicts a night of newcomers, huge sweeps, and some love for two theme songs from 2013.
Paul McCartney’s Ten Greatest Live Performances | 20 Nov 2014 // 2:00 AM
With a career as illustrious as Sir McCartney's, it is no surprise that these ten performances hit it as far out of the park as they do.