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//Features

The Best Album Re-Issues of 2014
14 Dec 2014 // 8:09 PM

The music world saw reissues from all over the genre map, spanning classic rock titans to electronic music legends.

"Kind of Serendipity, I Think": An Interview with Jody Stephens of Big Star
7 Jul 2013 // 5:14 PM

Big Star were not talked about much when they were releasing their music, but as their influence spread, so did their legend. With a new documentary in tow, sole surviving member Jody Stephens talks to PopMatters about the band's legacy, followers, and unsung mentors and teachers ...

//Reviews

Big Star: Complete Third
18 Oct 2016 // 8:30 PM

The premiere cult band's strangest record is reissued with every recording from its legendary sessions, presenting a story of its creator's descent into madness.

Big Star: Live in Memphis
15 Jan 2015 // 8:05 PM

Live in Memphis is ultimately unassuming but effective, an honest account of Big Star's mid-'90s chapter and a reminder of the group's considerable talent and charms.

//Blogs

Country Fried Rock: M. Lockwood Porter, an Okie in California
24 Mar 2015 // 5:20 AM

Oklahoma native M. Lockwood Porter left for California as a teenager, following his musical passions and inspired by the songs of Chris Bell (of Big Star fame).

Counterbalance: Big Star's 'Third/Sister Lovers'
7 Mar 2014 // 3:00 AM

Lo they did rejoice, the bright and pure of voice. And the wrong shall fail and the right prevail. A 1978 (or 1974) cult classic is this week's Counterbalance.

//News

RIP Alex Chilton, American Music Man
17 Mar 2010 // 11:14 PM

AUSTIN, Texas — I was supposed to go out and hear some music. I didn't know if it would be some clanging revelation, a sound I'd

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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