Imran Khan is a freelance writer who lives in Canada. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Communications at York University before studying Creative Writing at the University of Toronto for Continuing Studies. In addition to PopMatters, he has also written for such publications like Inside Entertainment, aRUDE and The Toronto Quarterly.
Curiouser and Curiouser: An Interview With Charlie Winston | 16 Mar 2015 // 10:00 PM
The British singer's latest LP, Curio City, finds all of his influences distilled down to a funk-strummed groove of pure pop magic.
What's He Banging on About?: An Interview with Rapper Bang On! | 11 Feb 2015 // 9:19 PM
The young MC Bang On! may play dumb, but he's sharp as a tack.
The Fictions of Anxiety in 'The Last of Philip Banter' | 14 Jul 2015 // 9:20 PM
An examination of internalized fears, The Last of Philip Banter explores the social culture of the working-class through a careful dissection of mental illness.
Meditations in Sound: The Jazz Africana of Pharoah Sanders | 22 Jun 2015 // 9:30 PM
Exploring the realms of African mysticism, Pharoah Sanders walks an extraordinary path through the hinterland of jazz music's otherworld.
Mark Springer: The Watching Bird / The Rip Rig and Panic Piano Solos | 30 Jul 2015 // 9:15 PM
In Mark Springer's work, there is a presence of emotional distortion that pushes forward a striking narrative of signatures and chords.
Jack Savoretti: Written in Scars | 23 Jul 2015 // 9:00 PM
At turns rustic and sensual, Jack Savoretti's Written in Scars proves his most lustrous effort.
Speak of the Blue Devil: The Moody Grooves of Andy Kayes | 28 Jul 2015 // 4:00 AM
Andy Kayes' latest album of mercurial hip-hop finds the rapper putting the boom back in boom bap, one beat at a time.
MNSR Frites - 'The River Wandle' | 21 Jul 2015 // 6:05 AM
A set of chilled hip-hop funk, these are tunes designed for summer's lazy days.