Monday, December 22 2014
From Polish black metal to mind-blowing progressive R&B and electronic music, 2014's best albums certainly have something for everyone.
Thursday, January 9 2014
As the record release schedule wakes up from its year-end hibernation, so too does "Listening Ahead" to cover a strong slate of eagerly anticipated early 2014 albums.
Tuesday, January 20 2009
From AmpLive to Damien Jurado, PopMatters offers up the first batch of Slipped Discs, 40 great albums that didn't quite make our year-end list in 2008, but our writers thought belonged there.
Monday, January 20 2014
Damien Jurado has created an album at least in part about the processes of artistic creation and interpretation -- temporary earths that point to something eternal.
Monday, August 5 2013
Reissue of 2003 effort from reliable singer-songwriter Damien Jurado shows how little time has passed. Bonus materials truly enhance an already ridiculously good record.
Monday, March 26 2012
Fifteen years in, Jurado seems to be getting better with each new album.
Wednesday, May 26 2010
Saint Bartlett won't change the opinion of anyone who's already had his or her mind made up on Damien Jurado, but for those awaiting a welcome fork in the road, the record more than satisfies. It's arguably the best front-to-back record of his career.
Sunday, October 19 2008
Jurado's idiom is as worn and familiar as a favored old coffee table.
Thursday, December 13 2012
PopMatters spotlights a few additional 2012 albums that didn't quite crack the Best 75 list.
Thursday, July 26 2012
Damien Jurado continues to tour in support of Maraqopa, which was released in February but shows no sign of losing its status as one of
Tuesday, January 17 2012
Clean electric guitar riffs swirl as a narrative of two lovers in danger unfolds among muted vacant buildings.
Tuesday, August 31 2010
A deliciously eccentric covers record offered entirely for free via a freshly minted tumblr page, in their own words, "these recordings came about spontaneously, and we wanted to share them in the same manner."