Call for Music Writers... Rock, Indie, Urban, Electronic, Americana, Metal, World and More

Sound Affects

January 2009

Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Cash, Jones, Kristofferson, and Mellencamp (Episode 8)

On tonight’s episode of Spectacle: Elvis Costello With… (airing Wednesdays at 9pm EST/PST on the Sundance Channel), Costello brings together Rosanne Cash, Norah


Berlin gets a second chance to impress

“I never met a hero I didn’t like. But then, I never met a hero. But then, maybe I wasn’t looking for one.” -- Lester Bands on Lou Reed.


Tha Giggle: On Lil’ Wayne

Why was Lil' Wayne the single biggest musical phenomenon of 2008?


Kathleen Needs to Get the Glory

Kathleen Edwards is slowly becoming one of today's great songwriters. Sad stories are not her only strength. In the background is a wry sense of humor and critical eye for the subtle issues of her characters that makes her a songwriting force.


Katie Stelmanis is Poised to Break

After a split 7" with Fucked Up and a featured spot on Chemistry of Common Life as well as a performance lined up for SXSW 2009, it's about time people started to notice Katie Stelmanis.


Neil Young - “Transformer Man”

“They put me down for fuckin’ around with things I didn’t understand… for getting involved with something I shouldn’t have been involved with…


The Only Song I Need in ‘09: Animal Collective’s “Summertime Clothes”

It might only be two weeks into '09 but I think I've already got a soundtrack.


The Allure of Jenny Lewis

Me:  I love Jenny Lewis. Mom:  Don’t you have a boyfriend, right now? Me: Yeah, but, well I’m in love with


Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Rufus Wainwright (Episode 7)

Elvis Costello wears a silly hat throughout this episode of Spectacle. It distracted me. (The offending accessory is a red, short-brimmed fedora that appears to


The Afghan Whigs’ - “Gentlemen”

The 1993 music video for “Gentlemen” was my introduction to the Afghan Whigs, who would quickly become one of my favorite bands. At first glance it


December 2008

November 2008

October 2008

September 2008

August 2008

July 2008

June 2008

Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements

© 1999-2014 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.