Tuesday, October 15 2013
On Light Up Your Lantern, Bay Area multi-instrumentalist Lynx comes up with a new album that's steeped in tradition at the same time it advances homespun innovation.
PopMatters is pleased to premiere Milk Money, the latest album by prolific multi-instrumentalist Dosh.
Could it be that Orson Welles was directing the films he was acting in even when he wasn't officially "directing" them?
From Citizen Kane (1941) to his "mutilated masterpiece" follow-up The Magnificent Ambersons to The Trial (1962), the essayists in this collection will take you on a journey into the filmic realms and mind of the filmmaker whom many call genius.
Friday, October 11 2013
Before Jerry Seinfeld spoke of shrinkage and Adam Sandler sang of Hanukkah, Allan Sherman sang about silly Jewish tales from deep in the heart of the suburbs to the absurdities of summer camps.
Thursday, October 10 2013
By reaffirming refugees' cultural identity while simultaneously offering inroads into their new home, music has helped a number of displaced peoples carve out a place of their own.
Wednesday, October 9 2013
Jonathan Lethem's family saga, Dissident Gardens, recalls Saul Bellow or Philip Roth’s urban intellectuals battling Jewish angst.
Technical death metal luminary Gorguts recently released their first album in 12 years and we discuss its concept and creation with band leader and Canadian metal legend Luc Lemay.
Noise may antagonize, subvert, transcend or annoy, but one person's noise is almost always another's music.
Tuesday, October 8 2013
SPONSOR: Levi’s® recently kicked off a new project to both explore and discover the source and inspiration of creative ambition across art forms.