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The Reluctant Chanteuse

Charlotte Gainsbourg talks about the perils of having famous parents and the films that inspired her new album.

DIY for Life: An Interview with Eric Gaffney

The Sebadoh founder talks about life after that band, home recording, self-promotion, and the worst roommate he ever had.

Just the Four of Us: An Interview with the Futureheads

Bassist Jaff explains that things have calmed down, but between a new label and old tributes, he must be talking only about the music.

Back to the Future: An Interview with the Futureheads

Fall in love at a gig? Maybe the Futureheads know something you don't.

Bringing Back the Funk: An Interview with Joe Hunter of the Funk Brothers

A legendary musician who played on some of Motown's biggest hits of the '60s talks with PopMatters music critic Jordan Kessler about his early days and being on the road again.

From Nashville to Tokyo the Hard Way

After a long stretch of good songs and little reward, Fluid Ounces appear to be headed for some success. Maybe even some income.

Hitting the Beachhead and Coming on Strong: An Interview With the Fleshtones’ Peter Zaremba

Zaremba looks back on three decades of 'super rock' and finds the landscape littered with obscure Humphrey Bogart movies, Fleetwood Mac parties, early Tom Hanks comedies, and the evolution of the 'power stance'.

Between Wars: An Interview with The Flaming Lips

Preparing to tour in support of At War With the Mystics, The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne discusses politics, drugs and divine intervention.

Looking for Clarity

Fischerspooner's Casey Spooner loves his trashy pop singles ... and his avant-garde theater, too.

An Orgy of Entertainment: Fischerspooner Up Close

Obtuse, over the top, flashy, trashy and electroclashy: Patrick Sisson digs beneath the arty exterior to figure out what makes Fischerspooner glitter.

Feeling The Fever

New York City rockers the Fever play restless, heated music. PopMatters music critic Deirdre Day-MacLeod sets out to discover how they keep the temperature up.

Dancing Through Song: An Interview with Feist

Feist explains how she became the Kevin Bacon of Canada's music scene.

Feathers Flock Together

Eight members, multiple songwriters and dozens of instruments coalesce in one indefinable, all-natural sound for Vermont's folk collective Feathers. 'Each of us has our own philosophy of how we make music and we all get to practice it in parallel,' said Feathers' Meara O'Reilly. 'It happens to all coincide in some way.'

Far Too Jones

Sometime around midnight on March 9th, a dream of rock stardom imagined by a wide-eyed group of Raleigh musicians eight years ago will finally die.

Classy, Fiddly, and Percussive

Ethel's Mary Rowell explains how an experimental string quartet ended up in a rock show.

Mirror Man: An Interview with Alejandro Escovedo

PopMatters documents the rebirth of Alejandro Escovedo, once named Artist of the Decade by No Depression in the '90s.


No elephantine egos for this crew - the much-talked about Elefant are truly down to earth. PopMatters' Peter Joseph checks in.

Time to Practice Your Latin

Electrelane sticks to one language in breaking down life and music outside Brighton.

Leaders of a Powder Blue World: An Interview with Elbow

Elbow takes some time to show us a high-class hangout, but end up proving they've stayed grounded.

You Smell Me?: An Interview with E-40

Bay area hip-hop legend and slang encyclopedia E-40 is in the mix like Bisquick and never late like FEMA... do you smell him?

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