Thursday, February 27 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
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
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.
Sunday, March 9 2014
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
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
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.
Monday, February 24 2014
Seventeen new songs with notes to chase away the winter blahs.
Tuesday, March 17 2009
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.