Thursday, August 29 2013
Steven Wilson’s decreased role in Blackfield raises the simple question: Aviv Geffen’s immense talent aside, is Blackfield truly Blackfield when it’s not an equal duo?
Wednesday, March 13 2013
Here they come (again), the beautiful ones. As Suede returns with its first studio album in 11 years, PopMatters ranks the top a-sides by the influential yet seldom imitated band that kickstarted Britpop two decades ago.
Thursday, July 14 2011
In the '90s, many were bigger, but few were better than Suede at their best, led by the dynamic duo of "glamly androgynous Dickensian whippet" Brett Anderson and "Danger High Voltage" whirlwind guitarist Bernard Butler. Just don't call 'em Britpop.
Tuesday, April 19 2011
I wouldn’t change a thing about Coachella. Even the stuff that irritated me.
Tuesday, November 30 2010
Removed from the overexcited hyperbole that heralded its arrival on the music scene, the band that kick-started the Britpop movement in the 1990s presents a new best-of compliation that does in fact compile its choice material while also indulging in its excesses.
Monday, December 7 2009
Anderson himself says it best: "It wasn't easy to make, and it probably isn't easy to listen to."
Sunday, April 20 2008
Only one band survived the highs and lows of the Britpop era. We talked about this endurance, a sixth album, and other lifespan issues with Danny Goffey, the one and only drummer for... yes, Supergrass.