Call for Book Reviewers and Bloggers

Kiel Hauck
Image: Kiel Hauck
PopMatters Events Editor

Kiel Hauck is an avid music lover, sports fan, and writer. He received his bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from Northwestern Oklahoma State University and has spent seven years as a disk jockey. Over the past decade, he has been a contributor for Sphere of Hip Hop, Feed Magazine, and Christ and Pop Culture.  Kiel currently resides in Indianapolis, IN with his imaginary pet, Hand Dog.  You can follow him on Twitter.


Features

Sunday, November 10 2013

Let's Start a Band: An Interview with Max Bemis of Perma

Max Bemis' new project is a collaboration with his wife Sherri, who fronts Eisley. Bemis talks balancing his family life with his recording one and how marriage has changed his music, but not in the way you think.


Wednesday, December 5 2012

The Best Pop-Punk of 2012

If last year was a reminder that “pop-punk’s not dead”, then 2012 was a celebration of the vitality and diversity of the genre.


Monday, October 22 2012

Here They Are Alive: An Interview with Yellowcard

After a hiatus, Yellowcard frontman Ryan Key opens up to PopMatters about returning to the studio and the road -- and the challenges within.


Sunday, July 8 2012

Smarter Than You Think: An Interview with Eisley

Free from their major label chains and having just released a new, daring EP (along with each band member having their own musical side project), Eisley have never felt so alive. The whole band sits down with PopMatters to talk all about it ...


Sunday, July 1 2012

Time Moves Like This: An Interview with Motion City Soundtrack

After achieving a newfound level of success with 2010's My Dinosaur Life, Motion City Soundtrack have now turned inwards, and frontman Justin Pierre talks about the difficulties and foibles his band has gone through with each album, culminating in their just-released new disc, Go ...


Reviews

Friday, September 27 2013

Yellowcard: 14 September 2013 - Indianapolis, IN

At its core, Ocean Avenue is about leaving home for the first time and the struggle to balance your life past with what lies ahead. It’s no surprise that this album proved to be the soundtrack for that period for so many of us.


Tuesday, August 6 2013

Warped Tour 2013: The Best of the Rest

While letlive. surely stand as a prime example of why Warped Tour is still a place where you’d want to spend a hot, sweaty summer day rocking out, they’re not the only ones worth mentioning on this year’s tour.


Monday, August 5 2013

Warped Tour 2013: This is letlive.

Behind all of the crazy exploits of letlive.'s live show lies a true conviction. The band delivers their message with a clear and purposeful punch, coupled with an adamant belief that it matters.


Monday, January 28 2013

Underoath: 20 January 2013 - Chicago

When your favorite band goes on their farewell tour, you go. It doesn’t matter how far you have to drive; you just go. The real question lies in where you should set your expectations.


Wednesday, December 19 2012

ISO Yuletide Celebration: 15 December 2012 - Indianapolis, IN

When it comes to our intake of Christmas media, we seem to put aside our normal artistic filters, both in terms of content and in terms of presentation, and simply partake in enjoyment. And that’s absolutely okay.


Eisley: The Valley [12.Apr.11]

Blogs

Tuesday, September 24 2013

This Ain't No Place for Animals: An Interview with Trenton Woodley of Hands Like Houses

"We hope that everyone who loved what we did before will love what we’re doing now. It's just a logical step in the journey for us."


Thursday, September 5 2013

Compromising Me: An Interview with William Beckett

"I think it’s important to respect the past and honor what we accomplished and what that meant for so many people, including myself."


Tuesday, August 27 2013

The Sound of Starting Over: An Interview with Beau Bokan of blessthefall

"Some bands are just there and they go through the motions and all these bands do the same things over and over again and no one is feeling it."


Thursday, July 18 2013

Anberlin: 10 July 2013 - Indianapolis, IN

Anberlin's latest acoustic trek has been a welcome sight to fans and a creative opportunity to re-imagine some of the band's best work.


Wednesday, July 10 2013

Dark Is the Way: An Interview with Stephen Christian of Anberlin

"In song, I have sung every failure I have partaken in and every accomplishment I have succeeded at – there is no line."


Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements
Win a 15-CD Pack of Brazilian Music CDs from Six Degrees Records! in PopMatters Contests on LockerDome

© 1999-2014 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.