Sunday, October 9 2011
PopMatters traveled all the way to Spain to find out what was so unique about The Gift, one of Portugal's most famous acts, now attempting to break through to America. These are the wonderful results ...
Wednesday, January 5 2011
Alejandro González Iñárritu makes up for the lack of challenging cinematic adventures by looking at the microcosm of Barcelona's “dark side” through a magnifying glass in his latest film Biutiful. What he finds might shock you. PopMatters gets some insight into one of the year's most underrated films from director Iñárritu and star Javier Bardem.
Tuesday, November 30 2010
The three members of this nascent all-woman band come from Catalonia, and their ba-ba-ba surfergirl pop is conducted in chiming Catalan.
Wednesday, November 3 2010
Sleepy cat music.
Monday, October 12 2009
The compilers have aimed for Putumayo's usual easygoing, catchy aesthetic -- their in-house style -- and hit it without faltering.
Thursday, March 13 2008
Wednesday, October 24 2007
The music seems to look inward, as if the singer is addressing herself before considering us, but it doesn't have the fierce self-absorption or the lack of humour that the word 'intensity' can suggest.
Sunday, September 30 2007
Passion in a tidier form... that's flamenco for you.
Sunday, September 9 2007
The album is crammed. It’s a packed smorgasbord.