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Sunday, December 16 2012

The Best New Artists of 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

The Artists of the Year: 2012 Edition

The 2012 artists of the year range from urgent political punk and hip-hop challenging the establishment -- whether political or economic -- to the rise of a new generation of pop divas and forward-looking indie and R&B.

Thursday, December 17 2009

The Best 60 Albums of 2009

PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2009, highlighted by a bevy of American indie rock juggernauts, the return of a hip-hop master, and a couple of the finest voices on the planet.

Thursday, December 17 2009

The Best Singles of 2009

PopMatters kicks off our annual two-week-long best music of the year feature with the 50 best singles of 2009, highlighted by a trio of American indie rock headliners.


Tuesday, September 18 2012

Grizzly Bear: Shields

Shields reveals new layers of emotional depth and aesthetic dimension for a band that continues to challenge and captivate in ways that are entirely their own.

Monday, July 13 2009

Grizzly Bear: 1 June 2009 - Washington, DC

Those who criticize the perceived overuse of studio trickery would be surprised to find that the live performance captures much of the record’s sonic atmosphere.

Monday, May 25 2009

Grizzly Bear: Veckatimest

By pulling all four of their heads together in the conception process and tweaking the nuts and bolts of their design in the three years following Yellow House, Brooklyn's Grizzly Bear have produced their finest record to date.

Sunday, March 30 2008

Grizzly Bear with the Los Angeles Philharmonic

For the first portion, Joana Carneiro conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic though three classical pieces that prefaced and weirdly mirrored Grizzly Bear’s subsequent sweeping and hauntingly beautiful performance.

Sunday, November 25 2007

Grizzly Bear: Friend EP

Grizzly Bear's Friend EP marks yet another evolution for the group, one that pushes them into full-blown rock band status.


Sunday, November 24 2013

Grizzly Bear - "Will Calls" (Diplo Remix) (MP3)

In case you somehow missed it this past week, noted producer Diplo shared an MP3 of a remix of Grizzly Bear's "Will Calls"

Tuesday, September 11 2012

Grizzly Bear’s 'Shields' Is Streaming in Full a Week Ahead of Release

NPR is streaming the new Grizzly Bear album this week and you can purchase Shields next week.

Wednesday, August 15 2012

Grizzly Bear Perform on 'The Colbert Report' and Debut Two New Songs

Grizzly Bear played three songs on The Colbert Report, including the live premieres of two new ones, "Yet Again" and "Sleeping Ute", from Shields, releasing 18 September.

Tuesday, August 14 2012

'Colbchella '012': Political Satirist as Music Curator

Airing on Comedy Central this week, StePhest Colbchella '012: RocktAugustFest featured four bands and managed to dodge the rain but production difficulties kept people aboard the USS Intrepid late.

Wednesday, June 6 2012

Grizzly Bear Announce New Album Releasing in September

Grizzly Bear have just announced that they will release their latest album this September 18th via Warp in the midst of their world tour. The tune "Sleeping Ute" is available for preview now, as well as the tracklist, but no title has been announced.

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