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Sunday, December 7 2014

The Best Albums of 2014

From Polish black metal to mind-blowing progressive R&B and electronic music, 2014's best albums certainly have something for everyone.


Tuesday, October 7 2014

The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 60-41

PopMatters' coverage of the 2000s' best recordings continues with selections spanning Swedish progressive metal to minimalist electro-R&B.


Monday, October 6 2014

The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 80-61

In this next segment of PopMatters' look back on the music of the 2000s, we examine works by British electronic pioneers, Americana legends, and Armenian metal provocateurs.


Thursday, December 23 2010

The 70 Best Albums of 2010

The year's best albums are highlighted by the emergence of a future superstar, two veteran and virtuoso rappers, and a Dream Team of indie bands releasing career peaks.


Thursday, December 23 2010

The 60 Best Songs of 2010

Sixty slices of musical greatness highlighted by one of the most delightful expletive-ridden hits in pop music history.


Reviews

Tuesday, August 26 2014

The New Pornographers: Brill Bruisers

Brill Bruisers, with its blaring, neon keyboards and deep hooks, is both a prototypical New Pornographers record and another variation on the band's established themes.


Tuesday, September 7 2010

The New Pornographers: 21 July 2010 - Tucson, AZ

There’s something endlessly fascinating about watching a collection of individuals melt into one entity, especially when the resulting effort produces something so simple and honest.


Tuesday, May 4 2010

The New Pornographers: Together

Together is another masterstroke from the New Pornographers, one of those rare albums that reminds even the most jaded ear of the joys of pop music.


Tuesday, October 16 2007

The New Pornographers

Carl "A.C." Newman and his cast of indie stars (which includes Neko Case and Destoyer's Dan Bejar) are victims of the "damned if you do, damned if you don't" conundrum.


Monday, August 20 2007

The New Pornographers: Challengers

On the other hand, Zeth Lundy thinks the Canadian collective's surprisingly docile fourth album is rather like an engine idling.


Blogs

Friday, September 5 2014

The New Pornographers: 4 Sep 2014 - Brill Building NPR Show (Photos)

The New Pornographers teamed with NPR for a unique performance at the Brill Building - the place that inspired the title of their newest album Brill Bruisers.


Thursday, July 1 2010

The New Pornographers - "Sweet Talk, Sweet Talk" (Live on Letterman) (video)

"In “Sweet Talk, Sweet Talk”, A.C. Newman cautiously lays a melody over a stuttering chord progression before the song’s chamber pop explodes into ‘7


Thursday, June 24 2010

The New Pornographers Bring the Dodos and the Duchess and the Duke to Terminal 5

The Manhattan leg of tour brings most of the New Pornographers' new CD Together to life


Monday, June 21 2010

The New Pornographers + The Dodos: 19 June 2010 - New York

If you get the chance to check out this legendary group known as the New Pornographers, by all means, check them out.


Friday, April 30 2010

First Impressions: LCD Soundsystem, the Hold Steady, the New Pornographers and the National

A "gut reaction" to four upcoming big releases.


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