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The Best Re-Issues of 2007
18 Dec 2007 // 4:00 PM
From '60s soul to bluegrass and Krautrock to post-punk, PopMatters counts down the year's best re-issued albums.
Music, Meaning and Money: The Special Ingredients of Media and Consumerism in Pop
29 Nov 2012 // 4:30 PM
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.
Nathan Wiseman-Trowse's Authorial Fancy About a Nick Drake Song
14 Jan 2014 // 8:05 PM
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.
King Tut's Favorite Seeker of Mysteries is Back in 'Egypt: The Book of Chaos'
13 Jan 2013 // 4:05 PM
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.
Counterbalance No. 160: Nick Drake's 'Five Leaves Left'
24 Jan 2014 // 3:00 AM
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.