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The Most Disappointing Albums of 2013
22 Dec 2013 // 9:14 PM
This year's list of the most disappointing albums of 2013 reads like the "best of" list from four or five years ago. It shouldn't be surprising how these tides turn, but it always is.
The Best 60 Albums of 2009
17 Dec 2009 // 4:00 PM
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.
How to (Be a French Pop Band and) Make It in America
18 Apr 2013 // 6:30 PM
Through an analysis of Daft Punk and Phoenix’s recent careers, a recipe for success may be unearthed for those French bands aspiring to win a Grammy or two.
Governors Ball Music Festival 2014: Recap + Photos from Randall's Island
12 Jun 2014 // 3:00 AM
Perfect weather and fantastic music lent Governors Ball 2014 the sensation of escaping from New York, even though the island itself sits snug atop the East River.
Sweetlife Festival: 11 May 2013 - Washington DC
28 May 2013 // 12:00 AM
Washington, DC’s Sweetlife Festival does things a bit differently. And that is a very good thing.
Phoenix: 2 October 2013 - New York (Photos)
14 Oct 2013 // 8:00 AM
Phoenix's performance at the Barclays Center can best be described as an epic event for fans, with the lead singer visiting the floor and inviting the crowd onto the stage.
Phoenix - "Entertainment" A Take Away Show from La Blogotheque
29 Aug 2013 // 2:30 AM
Phoenix plays "Entertainment" outdoors at a stunning location... Versailles. It's fit for kings.
Phoenix took in its cultural surroundings to craft a breakout album
25 Jun 2009 // 2:44 AM
This year's answer to Vampire Weekend and Franz Ferdinand — a buzzing indie-rock band with a catchy, danceable record — the French synth-pop quartet Phoenix has not