The Raconteurs
Features // 2 Articles
Reviews // 3 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
Media // 1 Articles
//Features

By Whatever Means Necessary: Brendan Benson Goes Undercover
17 Feb 2011 // 10:05 PM

The songwriter talks pseudonyms, the status of the Raconteurs and maybe not needing to write a song about your first child right away.

The Best Albums of 2008
18 Dec 2008 // 5:00 PM

PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2008, highlighted by the return of British trip-hop legends and some infectious American indie rock by way of the Cascade Mountains.

//Reviews

The Raconteurs: Consolers of the Lonely
3 Apr 2008 // 6:02 PM

Consolers is a labored album, the product of much studio tinkering and a desperate need for the band to prove themselves as a "serious" outfit.

The Raconteurs
24 Sep 2006 // 11:00 AM

i can see jason but i cant see u. where r u?

//Blogs

PopTalk: The 2015 Grammys, "True Artistry", and Meme Culture
18 Mar 2015 // 4:00 AM

The latest PopTalk podcast takes a look at whether or not, as Kanye West suggests, the Grammys and awards culture in general can or should care about "true artistry".

Steady As He Goes: An Interview with Brendan Benson
28 Jun 2012 // 5:30 AM

Brendan Benson is a musician a lot of history behind him and was more than willing to speak to PopMatters about his roots and his early influences, and how they progressed:

//Mixed media
//Blogs

In Defense of the Infinite Universe in 'No Man's Sky'

// Moving Pixels

"The common cries of disappointment that surround No Man’s Sky stem from the exciting idea of an infinite universe clashing with the harsh reality of an infinite universe.

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