CFP: The Legacy of Radiohead's 'The Bends' 20 Years On [Deadlines: 4 Feb / 19 Feb]

Sound Affects

September 2009

Hüsker Dü: New Day Rising

One of the foundations of the alternative rock genre, Hüsker Dü's best album is a vital, hook-laden work that deserves far greater recognition.


Hipster Hating with My First Earthquake

A San Francisco band calling itself My First Earthquake is akin to a Philadelphia band picking a name like I *Heart* Cheesesteaks—so obvious that


Unconditional Love: Soul Music Bites Back

Pontificating on the words behind the meaning behind such words as: "Now that it’s raining more than ever / Know that we’ll still have each other / You can stand under my umbrella, ella-ella-ay-ay-ay".


Hole: Pretty on the Inside

Let us put aside for a moment, the media hoopla that has surrounded Courtney Love over the last 15 or so years, hard as that may


Bad Lieutenant - “Sink or Swim”

This past week saw the public debut of material by Bad Lieutenant, as the band uploaded the track “Sink or Swim” on its MySpace page.


August 2009

Verse-Chorus-Verse: The Jacksons

Pop Heroism, Two Songs at a Time


Noel Gallagher leaves Oasis.  Again.

Guitarist and chief songwriter Noel Gallagher has quit Britpop survivors Oasis, reportedly due to an “altercation” just before the group was set to take the


One Hit Wonder: Patrick Swayze

Even now, "She's Like the Wind" remains one of the better love songs of the 1980s.


Why I Love My Chemical Romance

Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Mall-Rock


Ye Shall Be Entertained, So Sayeth Queen

Music does not always cost money these days, but it always costs time, something just as disappointing when it’s wasted. On occasion I’ve


July 2009

June 2009

May 2009

April 2009

March 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.