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.
Writing Something Complete: An Interview With Robin Guthrie | 6 Jan 2015 // 8:20 PM
The guitarist/composer behind Cocteau Twins talks about his return to film soundtracks and the effects that technology has had on his own unique songwriting process.
"Anyone Can Do It, So We Did": An Interview With Roddy Frame of Aztec Camera | 19 Feb 2014 // 8:14 PM
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.
Sad13: Slugger | 22 Nov 2016 // 2:30 AM
Sadie Dupuis of Speedy Ortiz leaves her guitar and arch songwriting behind for sweet synthpop and a more direct, heart-on-sleeve lyrical perspective.
Crushed Out: Alien Ocean | 2 Nov 2016 // 8:10 PM
This duo provides a heady, garage-influenced take on surf rock that's heavy on aesthetic pleasures, but sadly light on songwriting heft.
Livin' the Dream: An Interview with Pure X | 24 Apr 2014 // 5:00 AM
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.
From The Basement: An Interview With Unknown Mortal Orchestra | 23 Jul 2013 // 2:00 AM
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.