Call for Feature Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Kevin Catchpole


Tuesday, March 25 2014

311: Stereolithic

311 prove that sometimes sticking with what you do best can yield great results.

Tuesday, March 11 2014

Pharrell: G I R L

Pharrell is talented, no doubt, but on solo disc No. 2 this talent seems thoroughly out to lunch.

Monday, February 24 2014

The Fray: Helios

The Fray are a talented band, but album number four yields mostly more of the same.

Wednesday, February 5 2014

Xiu Xiu: Angel Guts, Red Classroom

Stripping down to the core elements can reveal a whole new sound for some bands. For Xiu Xiu, it makes a band already invested in creating intentionally difficult music sound too difficult to be worthwhile.

Wednesday, February 5 2014

Skinny Puppy: The Greater Wrong of the Right

Skinny Puppy put out a paint-by-numbers 2004 disc, and that's a-okay here.

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