Friday, October 10 2008
PopMatters talks with 21-year-old bluesman Eli Cook about cranking it up, turning it down, and balancing the expectations of different crowds.
Thursday, January 21 2010
It's almost hard to consider Gwar "shock rock", since gasping instead of laughing would mean you've somehow managed to discount the campiness.
Thursday, October 1 2009
Trent Reznor has been on the ol' Debbie Downer kick for 20 years, always singing about things dying and ending and breaking, and it's probably time to close up shop.
Monday, September 28 2009
Classics like "Tom Violence" occasionally worked their way in, but for the most part the set list consisted of tunes from this year's triumphant new album The Eternal
Wednesday, September 16 2009
Every summer Montreal hosts its enormous annual jazz festival, always with a potent lineup of performers which stretches out over two and a half weeks -- if only I could see it all.
Tuesday, April 28 2009
The previously-acoustic guitarist successfully plugs herself in.
Tuesday, April 13 2010
Tinariwen paid a visit to Brooklyn's Bell House this past February.
Monday, April 12 2010
Thanks to a teenage history of fighting for embarrassing '90s alt-rock bands on the car stereo, I don't know my way around North Indian classical music as well as I might. Another thing I didn't realize? You can't show up late.
Thursday, February 4 2010
The flagship annual gathering of electronica enthusiasts who write their songs using ancient video game hardware invaded the Bell House in Brooklyn in December. Above photo by Chris Gampat.
Friday, December 11 2009
Ghostland Observatory: 5 December 2009 - Terminal 5, New York City