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September 2013

Dave Stewart - “Nashville Snow” (lyric video) (PopMatters Premiere)

The Eurythmics' Dave Stewart returns September 30th with his latest solo album, Lucky Numbers, the third record released by Stewart in the last three years.


Barbez - “Bella Ciao” (stream) (PopMatters Premiere)

“Bella Ciao” is the oft-interpreted rallying cry from the anti-Fascist Italian resistance during World War II, reimagined to fit an aesthetic that’s all the NYC experimental outfit’s own.


Spineriders’ ‘Hello Future Tinglies’ - Charity/Cassette Store Day Release

Athens, Ohio's Aquabear Legion is a group of musicians and artists that "provides a community network for creative people." The organization has partnered with Misra Records for a Cassette Store Day release of Spineriders' Hello Future Tinglies. Spineriders was the high school band of the late Jason Molina of Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co.


August 2013

‘Our Nixon’: Terrific Documentary Is Now in Theaters

The newly released last of the Nixon audiotapes don't quite show more elusive aspects of this complicated president, and for that you might turn to the excellent documentary Our Nixon.


Lenka - “Heart to the Party” Live @ Guitar Center (PopMatters Premiere)

Australian singer-songwriter Lenka steps up the plate to take her swing at the always engaging At: Guitar Center.


Charlie Greene - “Everything Gets Me Down” (PopMatters Premiere)

It sounds like good ole Charlie Greene needs a Prozac or two on this new tune where "everything gets [him] down".


Dreadbeat: Italian Rapper Luche’s “Chi Non Dimentica”

Italian rapper Luche ratchets up the dread on the martial beats of "Chi Non Dimentica".


Phoenix - “Entertainment” A Take Away Show from La Blogotheque

Phoenix plays "Entertainment" outdoors at a stunning location... Versailles. It's fit for kings.


Zola Jesus Releases Video for “Fall Back” + Tour Dates

Sole new track 'Fall Back' is a tantalising teaser for album four, another trojan horse pop beauty.


The Starfolk - “Sleeping Without Dreaming” (PopMatters Premiere + Interview)

Brian Tighe has exhibited his pop songwriting chops with groups like the Hang Ups and the Owls. Now, with the '90s rock-loving the Starfolk, he may have crafted his masterpiece, and shares "Sleeping Without Dreaming" with PopMatters readers exclusively.


July 2013

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