Sunday, November 6 2011
Watching your favorite band become irrelevant is like watching Michael Jordan unable to elevate high enough to dunk in his final year in the NBA.
Thursday, October 6 2011
In this second installment of Sound Affects' retrospective of music videos from the 1980s, we focus on 20 promos that have, remarkably, stood the test of time.
Tuesday, January 5 2010
It may be that Quadrophenia is best digested as a missing socio-cultural link between postwar England and its strife-torn, IRA-fearing '70s.
Thursday, August 27 2009
Long before the Who could be heard on nearly every television and movie soundtrack, they lampooned their "sell out" status on this '67 classic, now remastered and re-released.
Saturday, May 23 2009
Pete Townshend is selling (his soul), but who's buying? Not I.
Thursday, November 6 2008
There is a significant amount of information about the Who, but it doesn’t tell an obsessive fan anything she doesn’t already know.
Monday, March 26 2007
PopMatters dives back into SXSW, reviewing a series of classic collabs between artists like Pete Townshend, Willy Mason, Martha Wainwright, Gift of Gab, Lyrics Born, and Galactic.
Monday, February 26 2007
Tuesday, December 12 2006
The highlight of the recent set of Townshend reissues -- and of the last 25 years of the man's career, for that matter.