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The Best Album Re-Issues of 2014
14 Dec 2014 // 9:09 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 // 6:14 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 ...
Big Star: Complete Third
18 Oct 2016 // 9:30 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 // 9:05 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.
Country Fried Rock: M. Lockwood Porter, an Okie in California
24 Mar 2015 // 6:20 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 // 4:00 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.
RIP Alex Chilton, American Music Man
18 Mar 2010 // 12:14 AM
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