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Kevin Korber
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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.


Features

Wednesday, February 19 2014

"Anyone Can Do It, So We Did": An Interview With Roddy Frame of Aztec Camera

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

Finding the Perfect Balance: An Interview with Albert Hammond, Jr.

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

Constant Forward Motion: An Interview with Wire's Graham Lewis

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.


Reviews

Thursday, October 16 2014

Hiss Golden Messenger: Lateness of Dancers

The latest from M.C. Taylor and Scott Hirsch's country-leaning band serves as an re-introduction and a rebirth for their signature sound.


Tuesday, August 26 2014

The Rentals: Lost In Alphaville

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

A Sunny Day in Glasgow: Sea When Absent

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

Priests: Bodies and Control and Money and Power EP

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: Are We There

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.


Blogs

Thursday, April 24 2014

Livin' the Dream: An Interview with Pure X

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

From The Basement: An Interview With Unknown Mortal Orchestra

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.


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