Wednesday, April 1 2015
Episode 10 of Pop Unmuted looks at legendary pop producer/songwriter Max Martin, his 30 year career, and his latest hit with Ellie Goulding's "Love Me Like You Do."
Friday, March 13 2015
By showing the range and the influence these session musicians had on the hits from the '50s to the '70s, The Wrecking Crew proves their place in rock 'n' roll history.
Wednesday, March 4 2015
The final installment of PopMatters' six week series on the UK up-and-comers of the Rua concludes with an upbeat number about moving on and being confident in oneself, "I'm OK".
Thursday, February 26 2015
The Brooklyn duo Bob and Martha came together "an explosive firework of creativity and kittens". One spin of their newest tune, "We Leave", makes it evident that description is no exaggeration.
Monday, February 23 2015
The Orange County-based pop group Starling Glow, helmed by singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Liz Hill.
Wednesday, February 11 2015
Part three of PopMatters's six-week series on the UK sibling trio the Rua turns to the song "Standout", a track inspired by the life of a woman very close to the band.
Thursday, October 23 2014
It's never out of season for a quality slice of summery beach pop, as the flute-accented "Pool Guard" attests.
Wednesday, October 22 2014
No matter what hat he wears as an artist, the impulse to voyage beyond defines Sting, as do the impulses that compel him to stay.
Jessie Ware supplies more late-night soul on her sophomore effort, an album that finds her subtly expanding her much-lauded R&B sound.
Tuesday, October 21 2014
On Live at Wembley Arena, ABBA deliver a tightly choreographed and wildly enjoyable performance during the height of their powers.