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Thursday, May 8 2014

Never One for Striped Trousers: Talking Shop with Steve Howe

Steve Howe and his Yes bandmates are obviously driven by a desire, perhaps an obsession, to measure up favorably, and to improve upon what they’ve already achieved.


Wednesday, May 7 2014

Thomas Azier: Hylas

Retro-gazing electronic pop of the broad-stroked, emotive variety, the debut LP of Berlin-based, Dutch musician Thomas Azier is one of the most confident debuts by a male electronic artist in ages.


Tuesday, May 6 2014

‘The Fan Fiction Studies Reader’ Offers an Illuminating Overview of an Evolving Field of Study

Hellekson and Busse introduce key concepts clearly and without unnecessary jargon, and they select arguably the most important and influential works on fan fiction to date.


Keep on Moving: A Conversation with the Horrors

Speaking just before the release of their new album Luminous, PopMatters talks to the British alt-pop heavyweights the Horrors about artistic progression, the need to escape your influences, and the terrifying tedium of East London.


tUnE-yArDs: Nikki Nack

The opening track on tUnE-yArDs' Nikki Nack is named "Find a New Way" and it represents a conscious effort by Merrill Garbus to reinvent herself.


Monday, May 5 2014

Collin Herring - ‘Some Knives’ (album stream) (Premiere)

Texas singer-songwriter Collin Herring is back after a five-year absence with an exciting new album. Sometimes things really are worth the wait.


The Myth of a Post-Racial America Is at the Heart of ‘Blinded by the Whites’

David H. Ikard's exploration of life in "post-racial" America leaves the reader with some interesting answers and even more interesting questions.


Hallelujah the Hills - ‘Have You Ever Done Something Evil?’ (album premiere)

PopMatters is pleased to premiere Have You Ever Done Something Evil?, the new album by Boston's Hallelujah the Hills.


Thursday, May 1 2014

The Dollyrots - “Under the Same Sky” (lyric video) (Premiere)

Los Angeles-based punky poppers the Dollyrots have lovingly made lyric videos for each of the songs off their new album. Here the band shares their favorite track with us.


The Past Always Runs Faster: An Interview with Will Stratton

He started out as a too-young folk prodigy, and evolved into an immaculate songsmith, before a severe cancer diagnosis left him fighting for his life. Now, Will Stratton is back in good health, but also with a new album reflecting his experience, Gray Lodge Wisdom, which is already one of the year's absolute best.


SE&L’s Best and Worst Films of Spring 2014 (Short Ends and Leader) [30.Apr.14]
Pink Mountaintops: Get Back (Reviews) [29.Apr.14]
Damon Albarn: Everyday Robots (Reviews) [28.Apr.14]
Kangding Ray: Solens Arc (Reviews) [28.Apr.14]
Ranking the Greats: The 10 Best Films of John Waters (Short Ends and Leader) [23.Apr.14]
The Baseball Project: 3rd (Reviews) [23.Apr.14]
Nina Persson: Animal Heart (Reviews) [23.Apr.14]
Pixies’ ‘Doolittle’ Turns 25 (Mixed Media) [21.Apr.14]
Why ‘The Amazing Race’ Can’t Lose (Channel Surfing) [21.Apr.14]
Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Lucky Them’ (Notes from the Road) [18.Apr.14]
Weekend: The ‘81 Demos (Reviews) [18.Apr.14]
Duck Sauce: Quack (Reviews) [17.Apr.14]
Rodney Crowell: Tarpaper Sky (Reviews) [17.Apr.14]
Shakira: Shakira (Reviews) [17.Apr.14]
Talib Kweli: Gravitas (Reviews) [17.Apr.14]
Loud Quiet Loud: The Top 15 Pixies Songs (Sound Affects) [2.Apr.14]
Nickel Creek: A Dotted Line (Reviews) [1.Apr.14]
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