Sunday, December 9 2012
From forward looking hip-hop and R&B to deep explorations of traditional roots music... from psychedelic pop masterpieces to ruminations on the economy, family, aging and disfunction... from genre-busting electronic music and jazz to rockin' indie... 2012 was a great year for new music.
Sunday, December 2 2012
From the triumphant dream pop of Grimes and the boundary-pushing R&B of Frank Ocean to the tough, frantic British hip-hop of Plan B and the chart-topping country pop of Taylor Swift, PopMatters counts down 2012's 75 best songs.
Thursday, February 23 2012
Books have a long shelf-life. A loved book may outlast its original owner by a generation – or more -- if well cared for. With that in mind, we recall our best loved books of 2011 here, well into 2012. Better late than never...
Sunday, July 24 2005
The legendary rocker explains the roots of his DJing, his attitude about blogging, and his dislike of pirates.
Thursday, March 6 2014
It's easy to say that Mould's 1989 debut is a post-Hüsker Dü album, but the story of Workbook is a more complicated one than that, and 25 years later it still plays like a story worth hearing.
Thursday, September 20 2012
Listening to Silver Age is less an exercise in growing with an artist than revisiting past glories. For better or worse, Silver Age is a pretty good summation of the signposts of Mould’s career some time back.
Wednesday, August 10 2011
Given the depth of many of his recollections, if Bob Mould wasn't in an altered state during his band's heyday, this book might have reached epic proportions.
Sunday, April 12 2009
Even if these aren't Mould's actual "Life and Times", he relays them with a conviction that makes them live and breathe as if they were his own.
Tuesday, February 5 2008
Mould comes full circle, marrying his distant acoustic past to his current path and it seems as if he has found a happy medium.
Friday, September 14 2012
Bob Mould gave a great performance to a barely half full audience at Williamsburg Park.
Monday, September 17 2012
MINNEAPOLIS — As if marking the 20th anniversary of his biggest-selling album weren’t enough for one tour, Bob Mould just released one of his best
Wednesday, March 5 2008
Bob Mould says he has lightened up. In fact, he emphatically insists upon it. After nearly three decades of hearing Mould play frosty, downtrodden, bitter-pill