Let's compare Eric Church's macho, white-power Outsiders to some newly reissued country outsiders from the '70s, the out-gay-country group Lavender Country. [12.Mar.14]
Incubus' Brandon Boyd finds inspiration in numerous arenas, from Phish to UFOs and more. PopMatters attended the San Diego show of Boyd's Sons of the Sea project and spoke to the man himself to get his intriguing views on a variety of topics. [12.Mar.14]
Pharrell is talented, no doubt, but on solo disc No. 2 this talent seems thoroughly out to lunch. [12.Mar.14]
To live up to the legacy of a cult classic is a daunting task; while The Soul of All Natural Things isn't quite up to the challenge, it does add a number of memorable songs to her catalog.
A no-cost counterpoint to SXSW one can enjoy at their leisure, Couch By Couchwest is a festival where the beer is cheaper and the only hipster is you. [11.Mar.14]