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by PopMatters Staff

5 Nov 2014


Though will.i.am has been most creatively active in the world of music, whether as a solo artist or through his worldwide popular group the Black Eyed Peas, he has a new artistic partner from the realm of auto design. Will.i.am and Lexus have teamed up together following the announcement of Lexus’ latest model, the premium mid-size SUV Lexus NX.

by PopMatters Staff

10 Oct 2014


For a real music lover, choosing headphones or earphones is no easy task. Genuine audiophiles will never be satisfied with pulling the cheapest earbuds off the rack; we want something that brings the best out of our music, because music is no small matter.

by PopMatters Staff

29 Sep 2014


Following performances from Seether, Brantley Gilbert, Hunter Hayes, and Jason Derulo, and The Gaslight Anthem, and Lee Brice, Wal-Mart Soundcheck has brought funk rock maestro Lenny Kravitz to its online stage. Though Kravitz was at his peak with mid-‘00s hits like “Lady”, he hasn’t stopped bringing his retro brand of rock to the world. His latest album, Strut, exemplifies everything about Kravitz’s classic rock stylings.

by PopMatters Staff

5 Sep 2014


The easy-breezy guitar strums and the party-ready mood of MAGIC!‘s music brings to mind a stiff pina colada served on an island resort somewhere in the Bahamas. The all-caps, exclamation-punctuated name of the band itself suggests that you might be partying in those tropical environs. Yet, curiously enough, MAGIC! hails not from humid, palm tree-lined climates but instead the much chillier Canada, much further north of the equator than one might expect for this kind of music.

by PopMatters Staff

25 Aug 2014


New Jersey rock outfit The Gaslight Anthem are back at their Springsteen-indebted ways with Get Hurt, its latest studio release, available now through Island. PopMatters writer Matt James recently said of the LP, “Where Get Hurt is strong, it’s bulletproof.”

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Coming of Age When 'Life Is Strange'

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"Time travelling and selfies are the central conceits of Life Is Strange.

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