Wednesday, April 17 2013
When Kevin Drew co-founded Arts & Crafts, his label was intended simply as a way to get out the music of his band, Broken Social Scene. Now, ten years later, Drew gives PopMatters an unflinching look at the ups and downs of running one of the most influential labels out there today.
Friday, July 9 2010
The six-member indie constellation Stars treated the crowd to a live re-creation of The Five Ghosts and two additional sets of their beloved back catalogue, as voted by fans online.
Tuesday, November 13 2007
Friday, September 21 2007
No matter in what medium it's first released, the new Stars album contains two of the absolute best pop songs of the year -- and the rest ain't half bad, either.
Thursday, August 16 2007
Tuesday, May 22 2007
Stars take their breakthrough album Set Yourself on Fire and hand it over to their friends for hit-and-miss remix treatment.
Tuesday, November 14 2006
Stars is a celebratory album, and also a happy one. Singing, "What if I told you that you're beautiful? / Would you believe?" Pérez sounds sincerely interested in the answer.
Thursday, March 24 2005
There is nothing vague about the sweet ache running like candy stripes throughout the confectioner's swirl of their endearing electro chamber pop.