The Chemical Brothers

Features

Tuesday, January 18 2011

Part 1: From Admiral Radley to Glasser

The three-day 2010 edition of Slipped Discs kicks off with the folk rock of Blitzen Trapper, the collaboration of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, the timeless pop of Crowded House, the brilliant hip-hop of Drake, and many more. All records that missed our top 70 list last year.


Tuesday, January 22 2008

Slipped Discs 2007

PopMatters' annual tradition of offering up its Slipped Discs picks continues with the biggest installment to date. These are the albums our writers just loved, but missed our enormous top 60 albums list late last year.


Friday, November 11 2005

The Chemical Brothers: Still Working It Out

Ten years on, the Chemical Brothers haven't lost a beat. PopMatters interviews the Manchester beat masters.


Reviews

Tuesday, June 21 2011

Sydney Film Festival 2011: 'Hanna'

This premise of wild girl unleashed on the world is not exactly original, but Hanna has an intriguing angle to it – it’s not often it’s a female in the lead role for this genre,


Monday, April 18 2011

The Chemical Brothers: Hanna (Soundtrack)

Based on the themes presented, you'd think that an elementary-school-aged kid was at the center of the narrative, rather than a junior-in-high-school-aged one.


Wednesday, June 23 2010

The Chemical Brothers: Further

Shedding the excesses that hindered them in the past (see: guest vocalists, overt pop concessions), the Big Beat men take it back to the basics and produce... yet another Chemical Brothers album.


Wednesday, September 10 2008

The Chemical Brothers: Brotherhood

Brotherhood does a passable job of attempting to reconcile the two increasingly disparate sides of the Chemical Brothers’ split personality.


Sunday, July 15 2007

The Chemical Brothers: We Are the Night

It's not merely that the Chems were beginning to seem outdated, they seemed -- in James Murphy's immortal words -- to be losing their edge.


Blogs

Thursday, October 9 2008

Breakdancing Demons Make My Day

The Chemical Brothers come back with their best music video and song in years ... so why is it hard to care?


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