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.
Tuesday, January 6 2015
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.
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.
Monday, November 24 2014
At its best, Gimme Indie Rock shows enough joy to remind its readers why books like these are made in the first place.
Thursday, October 16 2014
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
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.
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.