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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

Wednesday, April 9 2014

Pure X: Angel

The third album from the Austin-based indie rock band peels back the layers of reverb that colored their first two albums. What's underneath is, sadly, all too conventional.


Tuesday, April 1 2014

Mac DeMarco: Salad Days

The eccentric singer/songwriter has taken steps towards a more mature outlook on his latest full-length, but his skills as an arranger and songwriter are still superb.


Wednesday, March 12 2014

Dean Wareham: Dean Wareham

Wareham's new solo record is a smooth, low-key affair that showcases his evolution into a more direct songwriter.


Monday, March 10 2014

Eagulls: Eagulls

Eagulls aim to shock, but the only thing shocking about their debut album is how dreadfully tame it really is.


Wednesday, February 19 2014

Marissa Nadler: July

Nadler's first album for new label Sacred Bones is also her best. July is an assured, confident artistic statement from someone who we'll be talking about for years to come.


Blogs

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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