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Tuesday, December 23 2014

The Best Country Music of 2014

Take more than a quick glance at country music in 2014 and you'll see a varied landscape -- in terms of gender, age, experience and song content.

Sunday, October 5 2014

The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 100-81

PopMatters' picks for the best albums of the 2000s begins with a series of albums that spans epic metal, ornate indie folk, and a terrifying work of electronic music.

Thursday, December 23 2010

The 60 Best Songs of 2010

Sixty slices of musical greatness highlighted by one of the most delightful expletive-ridden hits in pop music history.

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, June 3 2014

Miranda Lambert: Platinum

Here's a chart-baiting country album that also happens to be an exploration of the spoils, perils, and hypocrisies of female stardom.

Wednesday, November 2 2011

Miranda Lambert: Four the Record

Four contains its share of keepers, but never has a Miranda Lambert album felt like so much work to get through.

Monday, March 7 2011

Miranda Lambert: 24 February 2011 - St Louis, MO

Miranda Lambert, the swaggering voice of modern country, heads back to the road for a victory lap tour.

Sunday, September 27 2009

Miranda Lambert: Revolution

It's hard to follow one of the decade's finest albums. But you can't really fault Miranda Lambert's music, even when she makes a long and uneven record.

Wednesday, May 23 2007

Miranda Lambert: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

In “Kerosene”, the broken-hearted singer turned to arson to resolve her issues with a cheating boyfriend. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend sees her opt for “Gunpowder and Lead”.


Thursday, January 29 2015

Guessing the 2015 Grammys

PopMatters predicts a night of newcomers, huge sweeps, and some love for two theme songs from 2013.

Wednesday, August 1 2012

Miranda Lambert - “Fastest Girl in Town" (video)

Miranda Lambert is seriously badass in her new video for “Fastest Girl in Town", the latest single of 2011's Four the Record. Thankfully she hasn't lost her "Gunpowder and Lead" fire.

Wednesday, April 7 2010

Miranda Lambert - "The House That Built Me" (video)

Miranda Lambert's "The House That Built Me" is a rocket chart single and debuted on iTunes yesterday. Here's a live take on the tune recorded

Thursday, May 14 2009

Miranda Lambert - “Dead Flowers" (stream)

Miranda Lambert is a huge favorite around these parts and we are eagerly awaiting her new album in the fall. Back in 2007, Lambert appeared at #2


Friday, October 2 2009

Miranda Lambert trades in her gunpowder and lead for puppy-dog slippers

Miranda Lambert phoned the morning after, and she was wired and tired. The night before, the critically acclaimed country star had performed her much-anticipated new

Wednesday, July 25 2007

Miranda Lambert spurns 'poppy sounding' country

"I don't consider myself mean or scary. It's not 'Gunpowder & Lead' all the time."

Sunday, May 6 2007

Miranda Lambert succeeds on talent, grit

LINDALE, Texas – Sitting on the redwood deck of Miranda Lambert's cottage conjures images of Norman Rockwell's wholesome Americana paintings. Picture 24 acres of tranquil, nature-kissed greenery,

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