Wednesday, March 12 2014
Should the fact of Laura Wilder's dated prejudices lead us to abandon Little House and its sequels?
Incubus' Brandon Boyd finds inspiration in numerous arenas, from Phish to UFOs and more. PopMatters attended the San Diego show of Boyd's Sons of the Sea project and spoke to the man himself to get his intriguing views on a variety of topics.
Tuesday, March 11 2014
Lo-fi Violent Mae were voted best new band in Connecticut last year. Stream their self-titled debut here.
A no-cost counterpoint to SXSW one can enjoy at their leisure, Couch By Couchwest is a festival where the beer is cheaper and the only hipster is you.
The Iran Job follows a season in the life of Kevin Sheppard and offers a window into daily life in Iran.
Monday, March 10 2014
Sharon Van Etten once again tweaks her signature sound just the right amount.
Synth-based quartet covers Kate Bush in first of a series of live videos.
Thursday, March 6 2014
On Iska Dhaaf's debut Even the Sun Will Burn, the bittersweet hints of '60s psychedelia lend depth and texture to catchy indie-pop melodies.
While shoegaze influences are front and center for Spotlight Kid, a better point of reference for Ten Thousand Hours might be Smashing Pumpkins, circa Siamese Dream.