Tuesday, October 1 2013
Every horrific fright fiend or salacious serial killer had to get their start somewhere. Here are our favorite origin stories for some of the greatest ghouls ever to grace a scary movie or TV series.
Wednesday, September 11 2013
Despite all the criticism and perhaps unworthy purple praise, there remains virtually a whole movement people ignore outside of its pink, hazy zenith.
Wednesday, August 28 2013
It's hard to think of any current band that's gotten as much mileage out of non-album releases as Belle and Sebastian has.
Wednesday, August 21 2013
Debunking the popular opinion that all Superchunk songs sound the same, PopMatters picks a dozen essential tracks from the Chapel Hill band's catalog that proves there's a lot more variety and craft to it than it's given credit for.
Tuesday, July 23 2013
The 2002 release All Hail West Texas marked a turning point for the Mountain Goats, as John Darnielle went from underground home recording cult hero to wider acclaim. With this week's reissue of All Hail West Texas, we review essential tracks from the Mountain Goats' back catalog.
Friday, July 12 2013
Ten years have passed since the death of Warren Zevon, undoubtedly the most underrated of the great American songwriters. With his acerbic, graceful, and macabre wit still lingering long after his death, PopMatters looks back on his most lasting lyrical contributions.
Tuesday, July 9 2013
Think you've got a film figured out before you enter the theater? Here's 10 examples of how, on occasion, you can be completely wrong. Completely wrong.
Tuesday, July 2 2013
Ten terrific examples of how movies are magic from the only American member of Monty Python and a director worthy of the title "auteur".
As Hov readies the release of Magna Carta Holy Grail, it's time to take a look at the 20 best songs his career has offered so far.
Wednesday, June 19 2013
In anticipation and celebration of Exile in Guyville’s 20th anniversary, Sound Affects shares its picks for the top five Girly Sound tracks, the record that formed the blueprint for Exile and later portions of Liz Phair's output.