Latest Blog Posts

by PopMatters Staff

28 Jul 2014


SPONSORED POST—Calling all music fans, August 1st brings the release of the eagerly awaited new biopic about James Brown, Get on Up. With a stellar cast—Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis, Craig Robinson, and Octavia Spencer—Get on Up is directed by The Help‘s Tate Taylor and looks to be a major crowd-pleaser. This is also the perfect time to reflect on Brown’s staggering importance within music and our cultural landscape. Join in with Pharrell and Questlove in celebrating your thoughts about the Godfather of Soul’s lasting legacy using #SayItLoud on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr and more. We are celebrating with you in offering up five of Brown’s most important career highlights.

by PopMatters Staff

24 Jul 2014


One (1) winner receives:
·      Unlock your full potential with a $50 Visa gift card
·      Plus a LUCY T-Shirt & Hat

 
ENTER THE CONTEST
 

by PopMatters Staff

20 Jan 2014


As part of Lufthansa’s “inspired by travel” series, the airline sent German electro-pop band Captain Capa to Tokyo to experience the local culture and draw inspiration for their music. As it turns out, Captain Capa has long had an interest in Japanese pop culture, including anime, so this fulfilled a lifelong dream for them.

by PopMatters Staff

20 Dec 2013


Brit Rhythm is the first new fragrance from Burberry since they brought the line back in house. And they’ve kicked it off in grand style with a marriage of fashion scent and music. Brit Rhythm for men is all about the energy of music, specifically the vibrant and thriving British music scene, something we love at PopMatters. Check out one of our Best New Artist picks, London Grammar, as they tell us all about their musical influences.

by PopMatters Staff

18 Dec 2013


The smart start-up has gained a reputation for clean, simple aesthetics and a fastidious approach to sound and social responsibility. We spoke with the Grain Audio team to shed some light on what’s really important when it comes to personal sound and how they’ve achieved it.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Emerging from My Hiatus from Big Budget Games

// Moving Pixels

"I'd gotten burned out on scope and maybe on spectacle in video games, but I think it's time to return to bigger worlds to conquer.

READ the article