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Monday, December 22 2014

The Best Albums of 2014

From Polish black metal to mind-blowing progressive R&B and electronic music, 2014's best albums certainly have something for everyone.


Wednesday, October 8 2014

The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 40-21

From breathtaking reformulations of shoegaze to British soul revival, this batch of stellar recordings from the 2000s is an eclectic one.


Thursday, December 18 2008

The Best Albums of 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 18 2008

The Best Re-Issues of 2008


Reviews

Wednesday, July 23 2014

Sun-Drenched '90s Nostalgia at Forecastle Day Three

Forecastle rounded out its 2014 installment with aplomb, proving that it is only going to get bigger and better from here on out.


Monday, July 7 2014

Beck + GOASTT: 1 July 2014 - Summerstage, New York (Photos)

Beck really knocked it out of the park with his show at Summerstage.


Sunday, February 23 2014

Beck: Morning Phase

Morning Phase may not be the out-and-out masterpiece that everyone says it is, but anytime we are blessed with a very-good Beck album, the world is all the richer because of it.


Sunday, October 19 2008

Beck

If there is a flaw with Beck it may be that he has so many sides you can never be quite sure which one is going to turn up.


Sunday, July 6 2008

Beck: Modern Guilt

The much-anticipated collaboration with Danger Mouse doesn’t live up to the past accolades of either artist.


Beck: Odelay [7.Feb.08]
Beck [21.Nov.06]
Beck: Guerolito [6.Dec.05]
Beck [8.Aug.05]
Beck: Guero [28.Mar.05]
Beck: Sea Change [24.Oct.02]

Blogs

Wednesday, March 18 2015

PopTalk: The 2015 Grammys, "True Artistry", and Meme Culture

The latest PopTalk podcast takes a look at whether or not, as Kanye West suggests, the Grammys and awards culture in general can or should care about "true artistry".


Thursday, January 29 2015

Guessing the 2015 Grammys

PopMatters predicts a night of newcomers, huge sweeps, and some love for two theme songs from 2013.


Wednesday, January 14 2015

The 10 Best Songs About New Beginnings

In honor of a new year, here is a list of songs that can help nudge even the idlest of souls off the couch in 2015.


Wednesday, February 26 2014

A Strange Invitation: Ranking the Beck Albums

A coffee house fixture in Los Angeles, Beck nearly got lost in the deluge of alt-rockers with his left-field hit "Loser". Then his follow-up album put him in the category of musical visionary. Ranging from barely-contained chaotic works to seamless masterpieces, here are his ten best efforts.


Wednesday, February 12 2014

Ain't Talking 'Bout Love: Top 10 Definitive Breakup Albums

During a week where you're bombarded with overpriced consumerism disguised as love, here are ten albums that look at love's hangover.


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