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Features

Tuesday, December 18 2007

The Best Re-Issues of 2007

From '60s soul to bluegrass and Krautrock to post-punk, PopMatters counts down the year's best re-issued albums.


Columns

Thursday, November 29 2012

Music, Meaning and Money: The Special Ingredients of Media and Consumerism in Pop

On negotiations between the pop/rock singer, a media-savvy audience, corporations, and meaning itself. Entranced by media, we turn everything into media; beholden to commerce, we turn life into a commodity.


Reviews

Tuesday, January 14 2014

Nathan Wiseman-Trowse's Authorial Fancy About a Nick Drake Song

Speculation is interesting, but it seems that the best option for someone writing about Nick Drake's "Dreaming England" would be assertiveness, conclusiveness, and definition.


Sunday, January 13 2013

King Tut's Favorite Seeker of Mysteries is Back in 'Egypt: The Book of Chaos'

Rahotep, a likeable narrator, a decent man living in a corrupt and dangerous time, is back, and things are as grim as ever, maybe grimmer.


Sunday, November 18 2007

Nick Drake: Fruit Tree

If he only knew how immense his impact would be, perhaps Drake would still be with us. Then again, it's not just the music, but also the tragedy, that makes Drake such an alluring, enduring figure.


Tuesday, November 13 2007

Nick Drake: Under Review [DVD]

Nick Drake: Under Review readdresses some of the myths that have emerged about this talented and enigmatic singer/ songwriter.


Thursday, June 21 2007

Nick Drake: Family Tree

The latest album of Nick Drake's rare recordings is also the most heartfelt and interesting, painting the picture of a young man in love with the blues.


Blogs

Friday, January 24 2014

Counterbalance No. 160: Nick Drake's 'Five Leaves Left'

Betty came by on her way, said she had a word to say about things today and fallen leaves, not to mention the 160th most acclaimed album of all time. A pastoral touchstone is this week's Counterbalance.


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