Monday, July 16 2012
"I’m not a big fan of drum records, so I didn’t want to make one of those," says one of today's most accomplished and prolific drummers.
Wednesday, April 25 2012
The danger with any work on Bob Marley is that it can so quickly slip into just so much spiritual hoo hah; but in a way, it almost has to, or it’s not giving the story it’s fair due.
Monday, September 20 2010
PopMatters talks with filmmakers Alex Vlack and Damani Baker about their unique look at an unassuming legend, Bill Withers.
Wednesday, May 27 2009
After witnessing the genesis of Clint, Michigan's intimate music firsthand, the honesty of its translation to the recording studio has one PopMatters writer expanding his cherished memories.
Friday, May 15 2009
Silver Jew follows David Berman with a camera during his first-ever trip to Israel in a documentary that covers not only the man and his music, but also his intensely personal spiritual journey.
Monday, November 26 2012
Peter Gabriel's commercial breakthrough gets the Classic Albums treatment, to excellent effect.
Thursday, October 4 2012
“Suddenly it seemed like there were no more folk musicians.”
Monday, May 14 2012
Their live show is an occasionally uncomfortable mix of polish and genuine raggedness.
Monday, August 11 2008
It feels good to know, 25 years on, that George Michael has stuck around and found vindication, just like he always hoped he would.
Thursday, July 10 2008
Mission of Burma’s continued relevance, cemented by the two excellent albums released since their reunion, is just one thing that separates them from the current crop of groups reuniting around classic albums. Their music, and their performance, is much too timely to ever be confused with nostalgia.