Call for Music Writers... Rock, Indie, Hip-hop, R&B, Electronic, Americana, Metal, World and More

Sound Affects

February 2010

Meshell Ndegeocello: The Sexiest Speaking Voice Alive

Some people might think that linking the inherently profound nature of Meshell Ndegeocello’s music to her sexuality is profane, but I think the link


Green Day - All About ‘Dookie’: “In the End”

Musically, “In the End” is dead simple.  That’s because it’s played so fast.  Green Day holds to the theory that the


Masters of the Form: Parliament, 1976 - The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein

Some artists are more than merely great. There are some artists that for a period of years, a period that is finite, consistently produced music that, it can be argued, far exceeded the work of their peers. For that brief period of time they were definitely Masters of the Form.


Green Day - All About ‘Dookie’: “Emenius Sleepus”

With the heroic phase of Dookie completed, we now enter the home stretch of the album’s tracklist.  To be frank, there aren’t


What’s the Best Album of the Decade? Try Calling Back in Five Years

Just like it took years to realize what an incredible year 1999 was to cinema, expect the "What was the best album of the last decade?" debate to go on for years.


An Interview with Mark Guerrero

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


How One Band May Have Finally Killed Off the Self-Tribute Trend

Everything good eventually falls apart. Chinua Achebe obviously had something else in mind when the book I’ve sort of stolen my opening statement from


Alan McGee - Bitter Old Man with No Apparent Sense of Irony

Former Creation Records boss Alan McGee continues rapid decline into unintentional self-mockery.


Pitchfork: The Taste Maker

Judging by the "Top Ten" list of hundreds of critics in Village Voice's Pazz and Jop Poll, Pitchfork is either really good, or critics are becoming really lazy.


Green Day - All About ‘Dookie’: “Coming Clean”

“Seventeen and strung out on confusion”, Billie Joe Armstrong belts out the opening line of “Coming Clean” in a high, booming notes to immediately drive


January 2010

December 2009

November 2009

October 2009

September 2009

Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements

© 1999-2015 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.