Sunday, August 10 2008
Pop music may still travel in revolutions, but not along a fixed course maintaining an even degree of distance from its point of origin. Like a moon intolerant of its gravitation pull, each cycle drifts us further and further from the cycle before it.
Thursday, December 20 2007
From tech house to Radiohead and Americana to indie and everything in between, PopMatters picks the best 60 albums of 2007.
Tuesday, October 2 2007
Wednesday, March 7 2007
There's nothing like spending Valentine's Day out in the cold...
Tuesday, March 6 2007
Maybe all I need to convince me of its wondrousness is a memorable experience at Coachella. That's what it took for Funeral to stick, after all.
Monday, March 5 2007
The artistic license offered by an indie label led to the darker and more ambitious Neon Bible. It brims with arrangements that include a symphony orchestra and a choir recorded in Budapest, Hungary, and a massive church organ. "It felt sometimes like we were making a film rather than a record," Win Butler says.
Thursday, March 1 2007
After the dreamlike euphoria of Funeral, this much-hyped follow-up wakes up with one mother of a hangover.