Wednesday, April 4 2012
Gareth Campesinos! talks about how a recent breakup affected the new record, the role that depression plays in his lyrics, and why touring is a weird thing to do.
Thursday, October 6 2011
On Out of Time, R.E.M. wasn't too big to be cool -- yet.
Tuesday, March 29 2011
Dollhouse is in many ways Joss Whedon's most challenging and most cutting edge show, trying to deal with issues that are rarely or never addressed on television. With low ratings making a third season unlikely, Joss Whedon and his writers packed the second and final season with several seasons' worth of story arcs, resulting in one of the richer narrative arcs found on TV.
Thursday, June 10 2010
In four years, Los Campesinos! have put out three albums, toured the world several times, and become critically-adored indie-rock darlings. So why is Gareth Campesinos! still obsessed with gloom and doom? Atheism, meeting fans expectations, and an aversion to their poppier early songs all make up this insightful interview.
Thursday, April 29 2010
What do R. Kelly, bacon sandwiches, and a land-surfing Jesus have in common? They all make up a part of Sam Amidon's world, and with his stunning sophomore disc just out, he tells PopMatters all about it ...
Wednesday, May 22 2013
Matthew Cooper finishes a once-abandoned album and in the process offers a guide to all the sides of Eluvium's music and a wonderful banquet for fans.
Friday, May 10 2013
One half of Underworld goes solo and avoids the two main pitfalls of doing so, redundancy and pointless novelty.
Wednesday, March 20 2013
The best band ever from Duluth, Minnesota celebrates its 20th birthday with a warm, winning album.
Wednesday, March 13 2013
For a score, Mogwai's third soundtrack album shows off their range in unusually cohesive fashion.
Tuesday, February 19 2013
Long-running trio doubles in size and makes their best album in years.
Wednesday, June 13 2012
Monday, December 5 2011
Today we presented our Best 75 Songs of 2011. Here are several more just bubbling under the top 75...
Tuesday, October 11 2011
Friday, June 3 2011
Refraining from shaving can save the planet. To honor World Environment Day on June 5th, Parks and Recreation's Nick Offerman sat down with PopMatters to discuss everything burly, bushy, and beardy ...
Monday, January 25 2010
Bay Area folk-rockers the Dry Spells talk with PopMatters about side projects, Fleetwood Mac and how they managed to be influenced by both Laurel Canyon and traditional Arabic music.