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The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 20-1
9 Oct 2014 // 9:13 PM
These top 20 records of the '00s feature some familiar faces, but also several that, over time, have grown more fondly in memory.
The 75 Best Songs of 2013
2 Jan 2014 // 8:59 PM
From the electro-dance of Daft Punk, Disclosure and Rudimental and the boundary-pushing R&B of Janelle Monae and John Newman to the warm sounds of Americana blossoming into the hippest sounds in American music and the always-compelling Kanye West, PopMatters counts down 2013's 75 best songs.
Killing Him Didn’t Make Her Love Go Away
26 Apr 2009 // 5:00 PM
Violence in music begets violence in music: female artists reclaim the murder ballad.
The New Pornographers and Waxahatchee Offer Houston Set Filled with Gems
9 May 2017 // 4:00 AM
The New Pornographers recently played Houston for the first time in nine years. They did not disappoint.
Neko Case: The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight...
4 Sep 2013 // 9:06 PM
Neko Case's great new album continues to push her musical boundaries. But with her strong lyrical point of view and even stronger voice, pretty much anything she writes still sounds like a Neko Case song.
case/lang/veirs - "Honey and Smoke" (Singles Going Steady)
4 May 2016 // 7:00 AM
The song is extremely well-crafted, sounding like some classic from the minds of Jimmy Webb or Bacharach/David.
Neko Case - "Man" (Singles Going Steady)
18 Jan 2016 // 5:37 AM
Wherein Neko Case tackles gender politics in her loudest rock song yet, aided by guitarist M. Ward.
Neko Case dishes on her songwriting process
17 Jul 2009 // 4:00 AM
On her most recent album, the shadowy "Middle Cyclone," Neko Case imprinted the style she has been honing over the previous two albums. As she