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Best Reissues of 2006
22 Dec 2006 // 3:00 PM

At long last, the annual rite of passage, the "best of" list... Here's PopMatters picks for the best 20 reissues of 2006. Stay tuned tomorrow and Thursday for ongoing genre top 10s with our coverage culminating in the year's best musical events on Friday.


Matthew Sweet: Sunshine Lies
25 Aug 2008 // 6:00 PM

Sweet has been low-profile for most of this decade, but Sunshine Lies is a great return to form for one of the best power-pop artists of the '90s.

Matthew Sweet: Girlfriend
14 Jun 2006 // 7:00 PM

Girlfriend sounds as vibrant and essential as it did when it hit the streets 15 years ago.


In 'Girlfriend,' Matthew Sweet's lyrics tell the story
20 Apr 2010 // 5:45 AM

BERKELEY, Calif. — It looks like an innocent radio sing-a-long. In the new musical "Girlfriend," two adolescents are belting out a pop-rock tune that's on the

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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