Friday, January 16 2009
Kathleen Edwards is slowly becoming one of today's great songwriters. Sad stories are not her only strength. In the background is a wry sense of humor and critical eye for the subtle issues of her characters that makes her a songwriting force.
Friday, December 19 2008
PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2008, highlighted by the return of British trip-hop legends and some infectious American indie rock by way of the Cascade Mountains.
Thursday, December 18 2008
It did seem -- perhaps because of the genre's traditional real-world concerns -- like a lot of the year's best Americana releases sensed the storm clouds gathering.
Tuesday, April 8 2008
Tuesday, March 4 2008
Canada's best export is back with ballsy roots rock, murder ballads, and Wayne Gretzky analogies. It doesn't get much better than this, folks.