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The Best 20 Re-Issues of 2010
23 Dec 2010 // 4:00 PM

The year's best re-issues are highlighted by a trio of rock gods in the Stones, Lennon and Bowie as well as a bona fide American jazz genius and a bevy seminal '70s and '80s British bands.

The Best Singles of 2009
17 Dec 2009 // 4:00 PM

PopMatters kicks off our annual two-week-long best music of the year feature with the 50 best singles of 2009, highlighted by a trio of American indie rock headliners.


Weezer: Everything Will Be Alright in the End
8 Oct 2014 // 9:06 PM

Everything Will Be Alright in the End is not an album: it's an act of contrition that you can dance to.

Weezer: Pinkerton (Deluxe Edition)
11 Nov 2010 // 4:00 PM

Some 14 years later, Pinkerton's impact remains as powerful as ever. If only the bonus material even came close to matching it...


Counterbalance: Weezer (Blue Album)
23 Jan 2015 // 4:10 AM

Oo-ee-oo I look just like Buddy Holly. Oh-oh, and you're Mary Tyler Moore. I don't care what they say about the 352nd most acclaimed album anyway. I don't care bout that.

Weezer and the Problem of Fan Expectation
16 Oct 2014 // 5:00 AM

Weezer's new album, Everything Will Be Alright in the End, walks the tenuous line between redressing the band's follies and giving in to banal fan service.


All this Hurley-burly over Weezer's new album
31 Aug 2010 // 1:19 AM

In this music industry age of falling sales and constant searching for new business models, is it still possible for bands to be considered sellouts?

Weezer: Ol' man Rivers just keeps rolling along
15 Jul 2010 // 2:08 AM

The past year in Weezerdom has been absolutely bipolar. One minute the band is performing on David Letterman's show wearing its Weezer-brand Snuggie blanket thingies

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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