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.
Saturday, December 23 2006
At long last, the annual rite of passage, the "best of" list... Here's PopMatters picks for the best 60 records of 2006.
Wednesday, December 13 2006
Sprites, snow fairies, and pants that yell, oh my! Dave Heaton's picks for indie-pop albums of the years are an animated bunch.
Wednesday, April 14 2010
Proving that success in 2010 isn’t contingent on using sequencers and groove boxes, Camera Obscura gets it done using violins and solid vocals.
Tuesday, October 27 2009
Indietracks was a pure pop fantasy, an addictive DIY pop experience amidst scenery untouched by time. It‘ll fuel the dreams of all who came for weeks to come.
Monday, August 17 2009
This show not only brought life and muscle to the band’s new songs, it made me reconsider my feelings about their latest album.
Wednesday, April 22 2009
The band's finest work, My Maudlin Career continues the pop rush we've come to expect from Camera Obscura but also develops the band's sound and identity in significant ways.
Monday, June 5 2006
Camera Obscura picks up where it left off, with nary a drop in quality from its previous releases, and continuing to captivate the hearts of chamber pop fans all over the world.
Wednesday, May 15 2013
Glasgow's Camera Obscura give us a gorgeous dreamy ballad as their follow-up to the poppy "Do It Again". "Fifth in Line to the Throne" is from the group's new album 'Desire Lines' releasing 4 June.
Monday, November 30 2009
Camera Obscura: 26 November 2009 - The Phoenix Theatre, Toronto / Words and Pictures by Dave MacIntyre
Monday, October 12 2009
The drumbeat on "The Sweetest Thing", from My Maudlin Career and not a U2 cover, is that one poppy rhythm that activates some latent dopamine…
Tuesday, June 16 2009
Scotland's Camera Obscura have a superb new release in My Maudlin Career. PopMatters' Thomas Britt said, "The band's finest work continues the pop rush we've…
Tuesday, February 10 2009
Scottish twee-poppers Camera Obscura release their latest album My Maudlin Career in the US on the 21 of April. Those on the other side of…