Thursday, October 1 2009
Monday, May 11 2009
Opening with five minutes of instrumental madness amidst a screaming crowd, Wintersleep found their groove almost immediately.
Thursday, December 18 2008
PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2008, highlighted by the return of British trip-hop legends and some infectious American indie rock by way of the Cascade Mountains.
Thursday, December 11 2008
Will black pop artists still see themselves as outsiders now that a black person is President? Will they use their cultural platform to criticize him if need be, just as they did to help elect him?
A return to the mic nine years in the making, a hip-hop supergroup of sorts, and Tom Waits beatboxing: this year's top-shelf hip-hop is equal parts anticipation, teamwork, and wha?!
Sunday, July 20 2008
Wednesday, July 16 2008
Tracks six and seven...
Tuesday, July 15 2008
Tracks four and five: the triumphant pop songs...
Sunday, July 13 2008
Nas's ninth studio LP lost its title. Its content, however, deserves far more dialogue than the controversy generated by what he wanted to call it.
Thursday, July 10 2008
Tracks two and three...