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 // 9:20 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 // 9:14 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.
Big Star: Complete Third | 18 Oct 2016 // 9:30 PM
The premiere cult band's strangest record is reissued with every recording from its legendary sessions, presenting a story of its creator's descent into madness.
Sonic Youth: Spinhead Sessions | 14 Aug 2016 // 9:10 PM
This collection of unearthed sessions from the band's peak period finds them in a consciously arty headspace, pursuing moods and textures over songcraft.
Livin' the Dream: An Interview with Pure X | 24 Apr 2014 // 6:00 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 // 3:00 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.