Monday, October 20 2014
The latest video from the longstanding jam group moe., "Same Old Story", directed by Jay Blakesberg, is a sprightly run through a graveyard.
This lost live record captures one of rock’s most unassailable giants, right when it was discovering how to really belt out its “fee-fi-fo-fums”.
Friday, October 10 2014
Don't save the complaints for a party conversation. The world is loaded—it's lit to pop and nobody is gonna stop talking about the 420th most acclaimed album of all time. Further dispatches from the Alternative Nation in this week’s Counterbalance.
Monday, October 6 2014
The Saharan band Tinariwen have been going strong since coming to international acclaim in the late ‘90s, playing the largest music festivals in the world and receiving a Grammy in 2012 for the album Tassili.
Friday, October 3 2014
Oasis' Morning Glory still holds up, which can be attributed to the fact that albums with this level of cultural clout and collective popularity tend to help define the sounds of their era.
If you don’t have these two albums, your record collection has a massive hole.
Thursday, October 2 2014
Memory loss. Death. Being under water. A lot. Counting Crows' latest features some of Adam Duritz's best moments ever, and it's now been more than 20 years after their debut.
Tuesday, September 30 2014
Hornsby explores his many, many sides on a double-disc that might be tough listening for fringe fans.
Monday, August 4 2014
Arkells seem to exist solely on a plateau of their own, and that's what makes them so darn special.
Friday, May 23 2014
PopMatters presents "Saturday Night", a wah-wah guitar-heavy tune by Liverpool-based rockers Familiar Looking Strangers.