Sunday, January 1 1995
Don't mess with Texas or a green-eyed girl. Whatever it is, Patricia Vonne has got it going on. But PopMatters is taller and wears bigger shoes.
Devendra Banhart's favorite songwriting partner, Andy Cabic, is back with a darker, more percussive second album that will take more than a couple of spins to sink in.
You might guess that John Vanderslice knows the secrets of great recording, but who knew the same tricks worked for photography and filmmaking?
Throughout their career, techno kingpins Underworld never bothered looking back. Does the release of their first greatest hits compilation mean they've entered their golden years? That's not the case, according to Karl Hyde; things are just getting interesting.
'I keep my camera with me everywhere I go,' says American Idol winner Carrie Underwood. 'I try not to be too annoying with it.'
The group formed in 1992-93 with members Dizzy Dustin, Young Einstein and a guy named Clout.
Already a master storyteller and folklorist at 23, Stephens brings us to the frontier, Thomas Edison, and the drunk tank.
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.