Matt James
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Ego Music: An Interview with the Pet Shop Boys | 9 Sep 2012 // 5:12 PM

With their lush new album just hitting ears now, Neil Tennant of synth-pop icons the Pet Shop Boys sits down with PopMatters to talk about performing at the Olympics, what went into their latest disc, and why the world "needed" that Adele album ...

Suede... Reintroducing the Band | 14 Jul 2011 // 4:00 PM

In the '90s, many were bigger, but few were better than Suede at their best, led by the dynamic duo of "glamly androgynous Dickensian whippet" Brett Anderson and "Danger High Voltage" whirlwind guitarist Bernard Butler. Just don't call 'em Britpop.


Club 8: Pleasure | 18 Nov 2015 // 8:15 PM

Our measure of Club 8's "Pleasure" reveals a little treasure. No late bar though.

Pictureplane: Technomancer | 28 Oct 2015 // 8:20 PM

Pictureplane's third album is anarchic, noisy, sweaty, somewhat scrappy at times, but a ton of fun.


Glass Graves' "Architecture". Can You Dig It? | 19 Nov 2010 // 1:45 AM

Names is for tombstones, baby.

Fancy a Free Taste of Liquid Vega? | 26 Oct 2010 // 2:40 AM

Free Four Track EP "LV" Available Now.

//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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