Tuesday, May 13 2014
Sad Brad Smith lives up to his name on "On the Beach", but there's just enough melody to sweeten his pensive sound.
Monday, May 12 2014
"Secret Preference" is all big boom-clap drums, silky falsetto, and funk bass.
This is as populist as a rock party gets, and yet despite the common tropes the band visits (and revisits), the emotions still feel specific and dig almost as deep as the hooks do.
Monday, May 5 2014
Texas singer-songwriter Collin Herring is back after a five-year absence with an exciting new album. Sometimes things really are worth the wait.
PopMatters is pleased to premiere Have You Ever Done Something Evil?, the new album by Boston's Hallelujah the Hills.
Thursday, May 1 2014
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.
Wednesday, April 30 2014
On "Kumbh Mela", a cappella artist Ela Stiles' meditative, sublime voice is a force of nature.
Jazzy New Orleans singer Carsie Blanton releases her new album Not Old, Not New on June 24th and today we premiere her sultry take on a Cole Porter classic.
Monday, April 28 2014
PopMatters is pleased to premiere Numbskull, the latest power-pop nugget from North Carolina's Wesley Wolfe.
Monday, March 31 2014
Don't let the title fool you: Tapioca and the Flea's "Take It Slow" is a brisk, catchy dance-pop number.