Dan MacIntosh is a freelance writer from Bellflower, California,
The Liberated Chameleon: An Interview With Alison Moyet | 15 Oct 2008 // 6:00 PM
Alison Moyet may be several artists at once, but she's still just herself.
“He Was Just Starting to Scratch the Surface”: Dennis Wilson, Remembered | 11 Sep 2008 // 5:59 PM
Sitting down with producer Gregg Jakobson and Dean Torrence (of Jan & Dean), PopMatters reflects on the genius of Dennis Wilson, who worked on his own time, by his own rules, and in a life that had so much to offer.
Coming Up Clausen: An Interview with The Simpsons Composer | 18 Nov 2007 // 4:01 PM
Alf Clausen explains the workings behind the music of The Simpsons, and shows how he fits right in.
All By Himself No More: An Interview With Eric Carmen | 27 Aug 2007 // 6:00 PM
"We had banged our head on the wall long enough and said, 'This isn't going to work,'" remembers Eric Carmen, but the reunited Raspberries show that 30 years later, they're no overnight sensations.
Mob Rule: An Interview with Kaiser Chiefs | 7 Mar 2007 // 2:59 PM
Keyboardist Nick Baines explains the rise from peanuts to festivals.
The Medicinal Headphones //31.Dec.94
Your Hair, Your Bassist, and Your Sense of Humor //31.Dec.94
Various Artists: The Rough Guide to Salsa Gold | 13 Oct 2008 // 6:00 PM
The Rough Guide to Salsa Gold offers a great way to dig into one of salsa music’s heydays.
Sixpence None the Richer: The Dawn of Grace | 7 Oct 2008 // 6:00 PM
Whenever Sixpence None the Richer vocalist Leigh Nash sings, she does so with the joy of a small child opening presents on Christmas morning.
Hal Ketchum: Father Time | 11 Sep 2008 // 6:00 PM
Ketchum is the male equivalent to Mary Chapin Carpenter: lumped in with the country music mainstream, even though he’s far brainier than your typical good old boy.
The Smithereens: Live in Concert! Greatest Hits and More | 22 Jul 2008 // 5:56 PM
The Smithereens are a great power-pop bar band.
Edgar Winter: Rebel Road | 21 Jul 2008 // 5:56 PM
Winter may be an AOR rock staple with his certified classic, “Frankenstein”, but he’s clearly not creating classic-worthy music these days.