Friday, December 18 2009
PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2009, highlighted by a bevy of American indie rock juggernauts, the return of a hip-hop master, and a couple of the finest voices on the planet.
Wednesday, December 9 2009
We got it all in 2009. The stuff right here -- this is singing, this is songwriting. It lives, it breathes, and it bites. Hard.
Tuesday, May 3 2011
Bill Callahan makes a record best experienced in the desert sun, worn leather boots on your feet and a lump in your throat.
Monday, July 20 2009
Bill Callahan’s ballads are the stuff of empty beer bottles and midnight brooding.
Friday, April 17 2009
As if in an attempt to gain the attributes of the album’s namesake bird, the songs on Eagle feel like they’re rising on thermals, shifting and soaring effortlessly where the wind takes them. And occasionally they dive right for your throat.
Wednesday, October 3 2007
Free of his smog. moniker, Bill Callahan searches for new ground on which to lay his guitar and shaker. The question: can he survive the search, and, if he does, is there any uncharted land left?
Tuesday, July 24 2007
Callahan ditches the Smog moniker and delivers a surprisingly upbeat collection, though one that in the end feels a little slight.
Thursday, May 12 2011
Vice just premiered Bill Callahan's new video for "Riding for the Feeling" off the ominously titled new alnum, Apocalypse. Earlier this month, PopMatters' Corey Beasley…