Monday, July 28 2014
Whether by chance or by careful planning, there is an observable pattern to intros and outros in albums. PopMatters breaks down 18 of them.
Monday, February 24 2014
Morning Phase may not be the out-and-out masterpiece that everyone says it is, but anytime we are blessed with a very-good Beck album, the world is all the richer because of it.
Friday, November 4 2011
Rocking the plastic like a man from the Catskills, Beck holds down the Number 57 place on Acclaimed Music’s Great List. Let me hear you say “Ooh, la la, Sasson”.
Wednesday, May 25 2011
Thurston sounds like Thurston, even when he's acoustic. He's just not nearly as interesting.
Monday, February 7 2011
Jon Spencer talks about the reissues of the Blues Explosions' mid-1990s landmarks Orange, Orange Experimental Remixes and Acme and the hip-hop obsessions that shaped them.
Wednesday, August 25 2010
In the context of the movie almost all of these songs are great. But as a soundtrack album, Scott Pilgrim doesn't quite reach the same level of greatness.
Tuesday, July 13 2010
In his interview with PopMatters, crooner and electronic producer Jamie Lidell talks about his upcoming tour, his new album, and starting to care about lyrics four LPs into his solo career.