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March 2010

Not Nearly Too Much Posse

Now, I was taught back on my block...


20 Questions: Carole Pope

What does the original "anti diva" share in common with Orlando?


Alex Chilton R.I.P. (1950 - 2010)

Man, the American rock and roll scene just got discernibly smaller. I’ll defer to the bigger Big Star fans (of whom there are many)


Behemoth Frontman Faces Prison for Bible Destruction. Fair Charge or Foul Call?

Nergal, leader of Polish metal act Behemoth, is charged with offending religious beliefs in his home country. Are metal fans really justified in their outrage?


Larger Than Life: AEG Live’s 3D Concert Series

Back in December, AEG Live, Action 3D and Cinedigm released Larger Than Life in 3D. The 90-minute theatrical concert movie featured performances from Dave Mathews,


Verse-Chorus-Verse: “Lovesong” - The Cure

Artist/producer PC Muñoz mines for gems and grills the greats.


20 Questions: Patrick & Eugene

Eugene Bezoids of aptly named British pop duo Patrick & Eugene answers PopMatters’ 20 Questions, discussing how good he’d look in an ellipsis, why setting Patrick’s hair on fire may or may not be part of a magic trick, and his unabashed love for ... cider.


A Few Minutes With… The Phenomenal Handclap Band

The seven-piece New York collective takes a break from touring to have a short talk with PopMatters about file sharing, Washington D.C. and black magic.


The Crooked Beat: The Clash in New York City

It’s wet and cold and miserable in New York City, with spring still struggling to gain a foothold. Somehow, it will be summer soon,


In Its Natural Habitat: An Interview with Seabear

Once called "the Icelandic Beck", Sindri Már Sigfússon's other band, Seabear, is finally back with their second album, and Sigfússon talks to PopMatters about "boy" songs, encouraging peers, and political issues he'd rather not get into right now ...


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