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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ‘80s: Part 4: 40 - 21
30 Sep 2015 // 9:02 PM
Stories sung with grace and compassion. We can only hope our stories will be told so well, sometime.
Best Reissues of 2006
22 Dec 2006 // 3:00 PM
At long last, the annual rite of passage, the "best of" list... Here's PopMatters picks for the best 20 reissues of 2006. Stay tuned tomorrow and Thursday for ongoing genre top 10s with our coverage culminating in the year's best musical events on Friday.
Chrissie Hynde: Kansas City - 16 November 2014
3 Dec 2014 // 11:00 PM
Chrissie Hynde’s stout-hearted, superb Kansas City show made a Sunday feel like a wild Saturday night. It’s no mystery as to why Chrissie Hynde still has skin in this rock and roll game.
The Pretenders + Cat Power + Juliette Lewis: 11 August 2009 - New York
7 Sep 2009 // 5:00 PM
A powerful trio of female singers created three distinct atmospheres on a hot, humid evening in Central Park.
Counterbalance No. 161: 'Pretenders'
31 Jan 2014 // 4:00 AM
The 161st most acclaimed album of all time is going to use its arms. It’s going to use its legs. It’s going to use its style. It’s going to use its sidestep. A New Wave statement of purpose is this week's Counterbalance.
Hey Gibson, Let’s Talk Guitar Albums: An Alternative Top 10
18 Aug 2010 // 10:25 PM
When it comes to matters of taste and ranking (a particularly combustible combination), there is no pleasing everyone. In fact, there is no pleasing anyone, since the list makers themselves are invariably disappointed or frustrated. And yet...