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Tuesday, January 26 2010

Part 3: From Porcupine Tree to Wye Oak

Slipped Discs continues with Norwegian electro pop, lots of Scottish pop goodness, two rock institutions, a Soviet born chanteuse and many more. All records that missed our top 60 list last year.


Saturday, December 23 2006

Best Albums of 2006

At long last, the annual rite of passage, the "best of" list... Here's PopMatters picks for the best 60 records of 2006.


Reviews

Tuesday, April 10 2012

M. Ward: A Wasteland Companion

Three years since his last solo album, the prolific, melodic M. Ward goes out on his own again (with only some minor supporting appearances from Zooey Deschanel).


Monday, February 16 2009

M. Ward: Hold Time

Ward crafts a fuller sound, while still mining musical history for inspiration, and recreates himself as a charming full-on performer rather than a quietly forlorn singer.


Tuesday, August 28 2007

M. Ward: Duet for Guitars #2

Reissue of the Post-War singer-songwriter's 1999 debut shows the modest but still emotive beginnings of M. Ward.


Tuesday, January 23 2007

M. Ward + Holly Throsby

I went to the show reluctantly, expecting to see "serious" girls staring meaningfully into the singer’s eyes. Heck, they might even shed a few tears...


Tuesday, August 15 2006

M. Ward: Post-War

The ups and downs of life's rollercoaster -- world wars and all -- are captured brillantly here by the out-of-time, transcendent troubadour M. Ward.


Blogs

Wednesday, February 3 2010

Evolution of a Song: "Rave On"

It's no doubt that my favorite album from 2009 was M. Ward's sensitive and unassuming Hold Time. Every time I listen to it, I'm romantically transported


Sunday, April 19 2009

M. Ward - "Rave On" (Featuring Zooey Deschanel) (video)

Indie singer-songwriter M. Ward takes a crack at the Buddy Holly classic "Rave On" on his 2009 record Hold Time. Ward's version is less rock and


News

Friday, April 24 2009

Slow and easy with indie-rock hero M. Ward

AUSTIN, TEXAS - No wonder M. Ward keeps coming back and making the most of the South by Southwest Music Conference: The Portland, Ore.-based


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