Wednesday, December 24 2014
This year's rich pickin's of traditional bluegrass, jamgrass, and newgrass make it the best year for recorded bluegrass music in quite some time.
Monday, December 22 2014
From Polish black metal to mind-blowing progressive R&B and electronic music, 2014's best albums certainly have something for everyone.
Sunday, October 5 2014
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.
Monday, July 28 2014
PopMatters catches up with Sean Watkins during one of his busiest years as a musician yet, which finds him touring with Nickel Creek, recording with Tom Brosseau, and releasing his new solo record, All I Do Is Lie.
Monday, April 7 2014
PopMatters got an advance listen to the new recording from the "newgrass" sensation -- and an interview with guitarist Sean Watkins.
Wednesday, July 23 2014
Forecastle rounded out its 2014 installment with aplomb, proving that it is only going to get bigger and better from here on out.
Thursday, May 8 2014
News about Nickel Creek's new release A Dotted Line might have been drowned out by the fact the band is back together and celebrating their 25th anniversary.
Monday, March 31 2014
For its first album in nine years, Nickel Creek tames down the displays of virtuosity that defined much of their previous albums, offering up a more pastoral take on their otherwise “newgrass" take on bluegrass.
Thursday, September 6 2007
It was about the time people starting screaming "Fiona!" that it became painfully clear: somebody got this bill backwards.
Thursday, January 25 2007
Tasty tracks from three spectacular newgrass albums, plus videos and live music.
Monday, September 1 2014
While it is now under the umbrella of a non-profit foundation, the Newport Folk Festival still remains one of the top Summer festivals for an artist to play.
Sunday, March 4 2012
Lyle Lovett was in classic form Tuesday night in New York, showing off his stylistic dexterity.