Sunday, January 1 1995
PopMatters gets answers from Olly Knights and Gale Paridjanian of British rock duo Turin Brakes.
Now a full six years removed from the release of his former outfit's first and only album, the erstwhile frontman for Crashland now finds himself halfway around the world, looking for a fresh start in southern California.
Fresh off a sold-out LA show and well-received SXSW showcase, the Trash Can Sinatras are definitely experiencing a revival. But has comeback become a dirty word? PopMatters investigates.
Trail of Dead's Conrad Keely talks about the fate of the world, the course of history, and other minor matters.
A modern-day Partridge Family, or novel, biting social commentators? PopMatters meets up with the Tractenburgs for a lesson in family affairs.
TOWER OF POWERSoul with a Capital ‘S’: The Best of Tower of PowerEpic/LegacyU.S. Release Date: 26 March 2002 Imagine the old days as the San
Tortoise have reached the stage where they are the remixers of their own legacy -- by creating their own prism (in the form of A Lazarus Taxon) with which to bend their sound.
It’s a beautiful, sunny and warm day in Los Angeles, but it’s not only the Californian weather that is giving Steve Bertrand reason
Billy Bob Thornton knows the good-hearted gypsies, tramps and thieves. Thornton and co. weave together a tight, alluring mix of Americana with a tinge of psychedelia and have dubbed their style 'Hillbilly Pink Floyd'.
It’s a long way from Hawaii to New York, and Anjani Thomas’ journey was not the most direct. “It’s a contorted story”, she
The British rockers don't rehearse, have never cut a demo, and cite nu-metal as an influence. So how exactly does this work?
Amelia Fletcher and Rob Pursey explore the challenges of putting out an album and a baby at the same time.
Writer Matt Gonzales chats with David Lerner, bassist from Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, on their grueling touring schedule, the creative process, and future prospects for the group.
Maria Taylor talks about heading out on her own (with siblings).
Find out why you've been missing some of the best soul music of the era.
Has pop music lost its soul? Is excellence accidental? Richard Swift on the cons of modernity.
If we lived in a perfect world, all the bands would be like Superdrag.
Go looking for the Super Furry Animals, and it's unclear what will turn up -- a curious modulation here, a bedazzled Welsh-babble there. Or maybe just a band so devoted to their craft, they practically live in the studio. PopMatters investigates.
Recently, PopMatters spoke to Jason Chasko and discussed how life has been treating the duo since their disc dropped.
The British trio takes us along on their unusual business as usual.