Sunday, January 1 1995
The New Cars get ready to hit the road with singer Todd Rundgren.
Vanessa Carlton grows up as an artist and a person, and she tells PopMatters all about it.
Best known for their smash hit off the Romeo and Juliet soundtrack, fresh of a hiatus from American audiences, and moving in an entirely new direction, the nearly decade-old Cardigans find themselves in a curious place. Are they a one hit wonder, long time cult act, or fresh new face? PopMatters investigates.
Laura Cantrell got some surprising help on the way to being one of indie's premiere country singers.
Jerry Cantrell has had a rough year.
'The heart of blues music is about feeling. You're trying to get to the root of the matter. You're just laying it out.' Kate Campbell's talks about art, Elvis, Internet distribution, and the beauty of the blues.
The Scottish singer explains how she paired up with Mark Lanegan for a new album, and why that's slightly easier than partnering with Gram Parsons.
Calla's Aurelio Valle chases the 'real things in life' and manages to avoid becoming depressed about them.
With the first-ever legit reissue of the legendary Aussie hard rockers' catalog at hand, PopMatters catches up with Buffalo's original guitarist, John Baxter.
“In my favorite book, The Alchemist”, reveals Ghanaian-born Rhian Benson, “there is a quote that basically says that the universe conspires with you when you
'The one cool thing with getting older is that you can actively choose to be an eccentric. When people ask you what are you listening to you go, 'You know I'm not really listening to anything, I'm really into Japanese furniture right now.'' Greg Behrendt talks about Jerry Maguire, Sarah Silverman, his new DVD, and the importance of bringing the rock.
Almost 40 years ago, he was at the forefront of the Latin R&B fusion that changed the sound of soul in the 1970s. Now, after a 20-year hiatus, Joe Bataan has returned to the recording studio.
Hampton Fancher is classically cool: relaxed, earnest, seductive. Lean and gray-haired, he wears his shoes sockless and takes his coffee decaffeinated. Fancher grew up in
We're at a crossroads in terms of how American policy will be affected by technology in war.
The director discusses his new film Gunner Palace, a documentary about U.S. troops in Baghdad, during two months in 2003.
The DIG! director, Ondi Timoner, explains her tumultuous editing process and how the recent DVD release helped her create her award-winning documentary.
Matthew McConaughey has been a Redskins fan since he was four years old. He thinks it started with watching late-night movies on tv, when he rooted for the 'Indians' against the cowboys.
Many of Oshii's films have been meditations on the nature of humanity and how we relate to technology. Oshii is much more interested in exploring and surpassing the dichotomies of man/machine and reality/dreaming than he is in crafting plot and character.
+ Waking the Dead review by P. Nelson Reinsch You can’t feel so comfy Writer-producer-director Keith Gordon looks like a stereotypical film geek. He’s
Kimberly Peirce looks right at you when she talks. And it's hard to look away from her, with her striking eyes and cool blue streaks in her near-black hair. She likes to talk, too. Really talk. She laughs easily, thinks hard, and wants to ask questions as much as answer them. She's talking a lot these days, promoting her first feature, .