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.
Wednesday, January 21 2009
From Katzenjammer to Xiu Xiu, PopMatters presents our second batch of Slipped Discs, 40 great albums that didn't quite make our year-end list in 2008, but our writers thought belonged there.
Friday, December 22 2006
At long last, the annual rite of passage, the "best of" list... Here's PopMatters picks for the best 60 records of 2006.
Tuesday, December 19 2006
Dry lyrical wit, verbal playfulness, and somber epiphanies for the reluctantly mature: they're all part of Michael Metivier's best singer/songwriter albums of the year.
Monday, January 27 2014
Age has given Lambchop's Nixon additional poignance and grace, and it fully deserves the recognition Merge Records is giving it as the launch of their anniversary celebrations.
Wednesday, April 18 2012
Democracy is an excellent companion to Mr. M, and a look into the solitary vigil that's behind all the communal beauty of that album.
Wednesday, February 22 2012
Sometimes Kurt Wagner is singing truly profound things, sometimes he seems to be reading instructions off of packaging, and often it’s hard to tell the difference.
Sunday, October 5 2008
This might be the best country record of 2008. Or maybe it's the best soul record of 2008. Or the best folk record. Who knows? Lambchop has never cared much for genres.
Tuesday, August 29 2006
Lambchop have long been one of America's greatest bands, and Damaged is their greatest achievement.