Thursday, December 23 2010
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.
Thursday, December 17 2009
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.
Wednesday, October 8 2014
Everything Will Be Alright in the End is not an album: it's an act of contrition that you can dance to.
Thursday, November 11 2010
Some 14 years later, Pinkerton's impact remains as powerful as ever. If only the bonus material even came close to matching it...
Sunday, November 7 2010
After a mild uptick with Hurley, Weezer slide back down to Raditude's level with this newly-recorded collection of outtakes and rarities.
Sunday, September 12 2010
Is it completely unreasonable to expect something resembling actual music from Weezer at this point? Maybe not.
Sunday, November 1 2009
Weezer are now writing nothing but unabashed pop songs, aiming for nothing but the top of the charts and hoping you'll come along for the ride to multi-platinum glory. Word of advice: don't.
Friday, January 23 2015
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.
Thursday, October 16 2014
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.
Wednesday, May 21 2014
In the two decades since the band's self-titled "Blue Album" was released, Weezer's output has been a grab bag. PopMatters looks into the top 15 songs that prove that there's more to Weezer than being "Blue".
Thursday, January 20 2011
Weezer takes through past faves The Blue Album and Pinkerton on their Memories tour through select markets.
Sunday, November 7 2010
With a recent contract being signed to keep Voodoo in New Orleans through 2019, fans can expect the event to continue to grow and be a fitting close to each year’s music festival season.
Tuesday, August 31 2010
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?
Thursday, July 15 2010
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