Tuesday, October 7 2014
PopMatters' coverage of the 2000s' best recordings continues with selections spanning Swedish progressive metal to minimalist electro-R&B.
Thursday, January 30 2014
Catch an early glimpse at some of February's standout releases, including new albums from St. Vincent, Neneh Cherry, and the Notwist.
Thursday, January 9 2014
As the record release schedule wakes up from its year-end hibernation, so too does "Listening Ahead" to cover a strong slate of eagerly anticipated early 2014 albums.
Monday, December 13 2010
Considering the caliber of artistry here, some of them are major disappointments, while others were simply predictable, but failed to deliver on the off-chance hope that it could have been better.
Wednesday, May 7 2008
Sun Kil Moon and Red House Painters' Mark Kozelek explains his unlikely inspiration, reflects on aging, and chooses beauty over catharsis.
Thursday, February 6 2014
The brilliantly-crafted sixth studio album from the celebrated indie folk troubadour might possibly be the most beautifully candid record he has recorded under the Sun Kil Moon guise or any nom de plume.
Thursday, May 31 2012
The best parts of Among the Leaves are laced with self-deprecation that pokes at Kozelek's sad-bastard persona, but it's behind that persona the other half of the record hides.
Thursday, July 22 2010
"Up here in the air / I'm just mumbling at the clouds / Wanting to be known / While I pass along the hours". Well mumbled indeed, Mark. Well mumbled indeed.
Tuesday, April 1 2008
With his first album of new material in over five years, Mark Kozelek winds up playing to his strengths and offering little innovation on his trademark acoustic yearnings.