Kevin Korber is a writer and music obsessive from Queens, New York. Despite the occupational handicap of not living in Brooklyn, he tries his best to keep in touch with what’s great and awful about the modern world of music. Kevin is also an enthusiast of scotch whisky and Ken Burns documentaries. You can follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/keviniskevin.
Wednesday, February 19 2014
Upon the re-release of his band's seminal debut album High Land, Hard Rain, the Aztec Camera frontman talks about that album's legacy and his iconoclastic approach to music.
Sunday, November 3 2013
The Strokes guitarist and solo artist talks about his new EP, the differences between working in a band and working on your own, and why he loves Frank Sinatra.
Sunday, April 14 2013
The bassist and lyricist for the seminal post-punk band talks about the unique inspiration for their new album and why he has no time for nostalgia.
Tuesday, August 26 2014
Matt Sharp's side project-turned-band is back, and they sound just like most of you remember them. But is that really such a good thing?
Monday, July 7 2014
This wholly unique dream-pop band returns with an album that takes their ambient, dreamy sound to new and interesting places.
Sunday, June 1 2014
The newest EP from these DC punks is heavy on rage and passion, but the notes they hit are all too familiar.
Tuesday, May 27 2014
Sharon Van Etten's assured command of her craft grows with each new release, and this may just be her finest hour as a songwriter.
Wednesday, May 21 2014
The cantankerous stand-up is older, wiser, and more successful than ever. His cracking wit and wry outlook on the world are still intact, though.
Thursday, April 24 2014
Guitarist Jesse Jenkins of noted Austin reverb-rockers Pure X opens up about the band's new album Angel and how their shift in style and attitude reinvigorated them as a band.
Tuesday, July 23 2013
Bassist Jake Portrait of Unknown Mortal Orchestra has a unique take on this much-beloved band, and takes PopMatters through the band's love of music's past, UMO's future, and the challenge of covering Otis Redding.