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

Features // 4 Articles
Reviews // 46 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles

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.


EL VY: Return to the Moon | 16 Nov 2015 // 8:10 PM

EL VY aim to be more than a side project, but this relaxed collection of songs falls frustratingly short of that goal.

Ought: Sun Coming Down | 24 Sep 2015 // 8:15 PM

The Canadian post-punk band's second album is just the same, but brand new. The excitement the band generated is still very much present.


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.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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