//Reviews
//Features
How the Strokes and Other Indie Bands Reignited Rock 'n' Roll in NYC and Beyond

How the Strokes and Other Indie Bands Reignited Rock 'n' Roll in NYC and Beyond

By David Chiu

24 May 2017 // 2:30 AM

Author Lizzy Goodman talks with PopMatters about "beautiful, accessible, sexy, dirty, pretty punk rock" and her new book, Meet Me in the Bathroom....

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"An Identity Crisis in a Good Way": An Interview with Will Stratton

By Brice Ezell

23 May 2017 // 8:28 AM

The upstate New York-based guitarist talks about his newest album, his intricate guitar technique, and the need to write music in tumultuous times....

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//News

Remembering Soundgarden's Dark Knight of the Grunge Music Scene, Chris Cornell>

That voice. It demanded that you listen, no matter where you were. In an airport, a crowded bar or a sold-out theater....

U2 Finds a Modern Relevance in Performing Their 1987 Album, 'The Joshua Tree'>

'American Epic' on PBS Explores Radio's Effect on the Record Business in Mid-1920s>

Mary J. Blige Is Back to Form on Her Latest Album, 'Strength of a Woman', Baring Her Soul>

//Events

The Last Waltz 40 Tour Delivers Triumphant Finale in San Francisco>

The audience is deeply familiar with the songs. Yet throughout the two-set, nearly three-hour show it feels like there’s a collective vibe in the air of re-discovering the manner in which the material can move the soul....

Bureau of Sabotage Takes Fans for a Bicycle Day Trip in San Francisco>

The New Pornographers and Waxahatchee Offer Houston Set Filled with Gems>

Coheed and Cambria Impress As They Perform 'Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV' in Full>

//Mixed media
//Blogs

On a Bang: An Interview with Biffy Clyro

// Sound Affects

"As they Scot-rockers try and make more and more inroads Stateside, the value of the struggle isn't lost on a group releasing their seventh full-length.

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