Maria Schurr
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//Features

The Eye Pointed In: An Interview with Spencer Krug of Moonface | 14 Jun 2016 // 2:17 AM

Man of many hats Spencer Krug discusses new Moonface release My Best Human Face, future collaborations, and avoiding "just icing" lyrics.

Talking "Method" Recording and Youthful Delusions with the Manic Street Preachers | 14 Apr 2015 // 9:09 PM

For the first time in the band's history, Manic Street Preachers will bring the politically charged post-punk of their 1994 LP The Holy Bible in its entirety to American audiences.

//Reviews

Wolf Parade: Apologies to the Queen Mary (Deluxe Edition) | 20 Jun 2016 // 9:10 PM

Recreating the magic of something like Apologies to the Queen Mary is no easy feat, yet it shines as a stunning example for those who might want to make music matter again.

Deerhunter: Fading Frontier | 13 Oct 2015 // 2:17 AM

Arriving after the progressive and corrosive Monomania, Fading Frontier feels like a slight step back.

//Blogs

Parlor Walls - 'Cut EP' (audio) (premiere) | 12 Nov 2015 // 6:30 AM

We were fortunate enough to have Parlor Walls open our CMJ showcase with a totally transformational performance.

Bodega Bay - "Performance" (video) (premiere) | 22 Oct 2015 // 7:00 AM

Provocative lo-fi, art rock romp packed to the gills with dexterous wordplay and sub-three-minute blasts of perception that are surprisingly tuneful in spite of their non-production...

//News

All Tomorrow's Parties: I'll Be Your Mirror USA 2012 (Preview) | 23 Aug 2012 // 7:00 AM

The second annual festival -- curated this year by Afghan Whig's Greg Dulli -- promises to be a diverse and epic event. It takes place in New York City from the 21st to the 23rd of September.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

// Announcements

"To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, PopMatters seeks submissions about Star Trek, including: the TV series, from The Original Series (TOS) to the highly anticipated 2017 new installment; the films, both the originals and the J.J. Abrams reboot; and ancillary materials such as novelizations, comic books, videogames, etc.

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