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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.


Thursday, February 27 2014

Listening Ahead: Upcoming Releases for March 2014

Get the early word on some of March's most anticipated albums from the likes of the Hold Steady, Real Estate, and the War on Drugs.


Sunday, November 20 2011

Persevering Through the Confusion: An Interview with The War on Drugs

The War on Drugs have always been a highly-regarded band in critical circles, but with this year's Slave Ambient, Adam Granduciel finally started breaking through. As the Album of the Year accolades start to pile up, Granduciel takes PopMatters through the creation of his masterwork step-by-step ...


Wednesday, January 21 2009

Part 2: Katzenjammer to Xiu Xiu

From Katzenjammer to Xiu Xiu, PopMatters presents our second batch of Slipped Discs, 40 great albums that didn't quite make our year-end list in 2008, but our writers thought belonged there.


Reviews

Sunday, March 9 2014

The War on Drugs: Lost in the Dream

With their third album, Adam Granduciel and company continue to mature their ethereal re-appropriation of classic rock, creating a classic album in the process.


Thursday, August 18 2011

The War on Drugs: Slave Ambient

On the long awaited second album, the War on Drugs takes its ambient folk to the next level, perfecting non-monumental classic rock, arena songs for an audience of loners.


Monday, July 14 2008

The War on Drugs: Wagonwheel Blues

Wagonwheel Blues daubs electronic and acoustic watercolor sketches of Americana from the Midwest prairie through the lonesome crowded west on to the beaches and rocky shores.


Blogs

Monday, February 24 2014

Winter 2014 New Music Playlist

Seventeen new songs with notes to chase away the winter blahs.


News

Tuesday, March 17 2009

TOUR DATES: Secretly Canadian's the War on Drugs plans tour with the Hold Steady

At the end of March The War On Drugs will finally embark on their first full nationwide U.S. tour since the release of their debut album -Wagonwheel Blues- last June.


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