Sunday, December 22 2013
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.
Thursday, December 17 2009
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.
Thursday, December 17 2009
PopMatters kicks off our annual two-week-long best music of the year feature with the 50 best singles of 2009, highlighted by a trio of American indie rock headliners.
Thursday, April 18 2013
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.
Thursday, June 12 2014
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.
Tuesday, May 28 2013
Washington, DC’s Sweetlife Festival does things a bit differently. And that is a very good thing.
Monday, April 22 2013
How does a band like Phoenix follow up an album that propelled them to superstar status? By continuing to do what they always do.
Wednesday, September 8 2010
This truncated live EP hits the highlights of last year’s Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix.
Thursday, August 12 2010
After almost a decade spent toiling away in relative obscurity, Phoenix have now well and truly asserted themselves as one of France’s greatest musical exports, a group capable of executing a performance of unarguable quality at the drop of a hat.
Monday, October 14 2013
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.
Thursday, August 29 2013
Phoenix plays "Entertainment" outdoors at a stunning location... Versailles. It's fit for kings.
Monday, April 15 2013
Phoenix played Coachella this past weekend, with a key highlight being the appearance of R. Kelly on "1901".
Wednesday, October 21 2009
Phoenix may be approaching a saturation point, what with Cadillac commercials and appearances on every late night talk show known to man, but if you
Tuesday, October 20 2009
Last Wednesday, the ubiquitous Phoenix continued to make the rounds by appearing on Last Call with Carson Daly. The band pulled out the fan favorite "1901",
Thursday, June 25 2009
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