Tuesday, May 28 2013
False Idols carries the credibility of a survivor, and is looking back honestly at the damage left by his journey.
Monday, January 28 2013
Electronic-pop chanteuse Nicolette bounces back with the life-affirming funk of her newest, ear-pleasing single.
Friday, October 14 2011
Even now with all our understanding and acceptance of genre-mashing, Massive Attack’s opening salvo remains as bold and eclectic, as utterly assured a musical message as it was upon release.
Wednesday, September 14 2011
As a precursor to PopMatters' upcoming retrospective on music in 1991, Sound Affects takes at look at 15 pivotal tracks from the year where dance music's potential to amaze seemed boundless.
Friday, September 9 2011
In this special one-year anniversary edition of Counterbalance, Eric Klinger and Jason Mendelsohn discuss their first year combing through the pop music canon (as determined by Acclaimed Music's calculations of every best-of list available), share a few favorites, and justify a couple items on their expense account.
Friday, May 6 2011
For the 32nd edition of Counterbalance, Mendelsohn and Klinger sang about the sun and danced among the trees. As a result they very nearly missed their deadline. Nevertheless, their take on Massive Attack's 1991 trip-hop masterpiece is next.
Wednesday, April 28 2010
What do R. Kelly, bacon sandwiches, and a land-surfing Jesus have in common? They all make up a part of Sam Amidon's world, and with his stunning sophomore disc just out, he tells PopMatters all about it ...
Monday, April 19 2010
When not sickened with the United Kingdom turning into Big Brother, excited by the possibilities of YouTube, or stunned by their nationwide artwork banning, Daddy G of Massive Attack is more than happy to be back into the fold than ever before, and he tells PopMatters all about it.
Sunday, February 7 2010
The Bristol downtempo legends return. Still attacking. Only now, less massive.