Tuesday, January 1 2013
The year ahead looks to be an exciting one with the emergence of wealth of great new music waiting in the wings. Will Jessie Ware and Django Django be the toasts of 2013? Will 2013 be yet another banner year for forward-looking hip-hop and R&B? And let's not forget all the great new bands expected to break big in 2013.
Sunday, December 16 2012
The best new artists of 2012 have remade R&B for the new century, pushed eclectic art-rock in new directions, and kept indie rock and hip-hop strong.
Thursday, December 13 2012
Bursting out of the Scottish music scene earlier this year with their twisted space odyssey of a debut, Django Django has spent the past 12 months racking up accolades and honing their live show for an increasingly rabid fanbase. Dave Maclean talks to PopMatters about all things Django Django.
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.
Monday, January 28 2013
Everything from crickets chirping to video game soundtracks to African percussion finds its way into the mix.
Wednesday, March 27 2013
Django Django, one of PopMatters' favorite new artists from last year, make their Tonight Show debut with a live take on "Life's a Beach".
Monday, March 11 2013
Carefully controlled studio versions of songs were set aside for amped up live versions to create one big dance party.