Monday, September 9 2013
PopMatters premieres a collection of covers by underground power pop hero Tommy Keene, Excitement at Your Feet.
Wednesday, August 28 2013
Brian Tighe has exhibited his pop songwriting chops with groups like the Hang Ups and the Owls. Now, with the '90s rock-loving the Starfolk, he may have crafted his masterpiece, and shares "Sleeping Without Dreaming" with PopMatters readers exclusively.
Monday, August 26 2013
This Frontier Needs Heroes' new take on Americana clears space for sitar on "It's Over Now".
Sunday, August 25 2013
Experimental artists have taken Luigi Russolo's vision of noise-sound and painted vivid portraits of the cost of modernity, including Arizonan darkened drone artist, Gog. PopMatters takes a look at Gog's past releases, and is proud to stream its powerful new album, Ironworks
Tuesday, August 20 2013
PopMatters is proud to premiere the new music video from the soundtrack to Destin Cretton’s film Short Term 12, “Brushbloom Glow". Composer Joel P West is in top form, interweaving strings and piano into a gorgeous romantic pop gem.
PopMatters premieres Solar Secrets, the latest album by Buenos Aires-bred, Bilbao-based rock outfit Capsula.
Tuesday, August 13 2013
To mark the release of its new album Orange today, stylish rock duo XNY premieres the track "A Part" on PopMatters.
PopMatters premieres My Friends, the upcoming album by power-pop classicists Paper Lions.
Monday, August 12 2013
PopMatters premieres Stranger's Morning, the new album by the Goldberg Sisters, Adam Goldberg's semi-pseudonymous musical project.
Wednesday, August 7 2013
On "Too Much Dark", Caged Animals strike just the right balance between shadowy intimacy and glimmers of brightness that provide just enough light.