Sunday, April 24 2011
With Another Shade of Why, the famed Dinosaur Jr. guitarist makes his most Dinosaur Jr.-sounding solo disc to date, and sits down with PopMatters to discuss vocal exercises, "English folky bands", and his tips for those just about to try skiing ...
Thursday, February 17 2011
The songwriter talks pseudonyms, the status of the Raconteurs and maybe not needing to write a song about your first child right away.
Thursday, November 18 2010
John Lennon the rebel. John Lennon the activist. John Lennon the dreamer. John Lennon... the Lite Rock God? You bet.
Thursday, November 4 2010
KT Tunstall is back with album number three, its title inspired by a dream, Where the Wild Things Are, and discusses why she thought it would be a cool idea to dress up like a dead rock star on Halloween this year ...
Thursday, February 24 2011
Squirmy Kentucky boys get wild on their second album, which, while far from perfect, wipes the floor with their retrospectively weak-sounding debut.
Wednesday, February 16 2011
Detroit garage-punk trio tears it up on sophomore album, leaving little in its wake, but not quite standing out from today's indie rock wallpaper.
Sunday, January 30 2011
Tightly wound sort-of-a-cover-band the Dirtbombs destroy the floodgates for a career best – and four weeks in, make a case for 2011's top album.
Wednesday, January 26 2011
Third album by Athens indie outfit resists the "experimental third" tag, with the arty and pop influences meeting in the middle.
Monday, January 24 2011
On the follow up to its overlooked 2009 album, I Was a King decide to put off ruling in favor of whipping up competent but lazy ear candy.