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Freeden is a graduate student in sociology. He lives in Oakland, CA. A former sixth grade teacher in Philadelphia, he once took some of his students to a Dizzee Rascal concert. They met the rapper after the show and found his accent perplexing.


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Wednesday, May 18 2011

Technicolor Revelations: A Conversation with Jon Lindsay

The talented new singer-songwriter chatted with PopMatters about his affinity for storytelling and collecting keyboards, and what inspired his debut LP, a collection of power pop songs that shine from Chicago to Charlotte.


Monday, February 21 2011

No More Trouble: An Interview with the Concretes

PopMatters chatted with guitarist Daniel Värjö about moving on without Victoria Bergsman, the band's new disco grooves, and musical influences ranging from Anthony Russell to My Morning Jacket.


Monday, January 31 2011

Gift Wrapped in Wit: A Conversation with Kate Nash

What's Nash's gift? Making her diary sound like it could be yours. You're her best friend, after all. This girl's words just speak to you, man, however mundane the details or big the heartbreak.


Reviews

Sunday, February 12 2012

The Soft Hills: The Bird Is Coming Down to Earth

Psych-folk quartet's LP intrigues some, but frustrates more.


Monday, January 23 2012

Tycho: Dive

Scott Hansen's third full-length is more than just a soundtrack to his own dazzling graphic art. It's one of the best electronic releases of 2011.


Monday, August 1 2011

Gardens & Villa: Gardens & Villa

With production assistance from label mate Richard Swift, this Santa Barbara quintet turns in an exciting debut.


Sunday, July 24 2011

Hidden Pictures: Synchronized Sleeping

On their debut LP, the Kansas band offers twee and alt-country in equal measure. Just not enough personality.


Sunday, June 19 2011

Matt Pond PA: Spring Fools

The latest EP from the chamber pop quintet falls short of being the companion piece to 2004's superb Winter Songs EP.


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