Sunday, January 1 1995
Common's returned, and he's not being backed into the Corner.
PopMatters Music Critic Michael Christopher uncovers the drive that keeps Comes With the Fall going -- DIY style.
PopMatters checks in with Cindy Combs, the only solo female artist on Dancing Cat Records.
PopMatters speaks with Color Bars' Gerald Slevin about the new disc, the music business at large, and that often-hallowed New York scene. Just what is it about that city that makes it so musically special?
Collective Soul's Ed Roland goes unrecognized at home, but he and his bandmates are getting back to their roots.
J-Mil of the Atlanta-based hip-hop group feels sorry for the record industry?
After having decided that coco b’s basement songs’ firehawks and dirtybirds ep1 was the EP of the Year, I figured it best to contact the…
Clinic is nothing if not unconventional. They specialize in three-minute pop songs, but what other so-called pop songwriters would look to the grimy textures of…
The Clientele's Alasdair Maclean tells us everything we need to know, from A to K.
PopMatters talks to the Click Five, perhaps the world's first boy band influenced by The Cars.
'I think for music to be good, it needs to go quite deep,' says Jason Pegg, front man of British rock band Clearlake. But are American audiences -- who will get their first taste of Clearlake this spring as they tour with the Decemberists and Stereolab -- ready to go deep with them? PopMatters takes a look.
Mention The Clarks to most music fans outside of Pittsburgh, and you’re likely to be met with a look of blank indifference. However, the fact…
With the white-hot hype behind them, CYHSY's Alec Ounsworth looks back on the Talking Heads comparison, the glare of overexposure and the two-letter word no record-company suit ever wants to hear.
Multi-lingual jazz singer explains the accessible language of melody.
Circle II Circle's Zak Stevens just can't leave the business.
'I tell people, when they talk about how much they grow on their instruments, its like watching them grow physically.' Cherryholmes patriarch, Jere Cherryholmes, talks to PopMatters about his talented family.
Ten years on, the Chemical Brothers haven't lost a beat. PopMatters interviews the Manchester beat masters.
The Centro-matic songwriter finds humor in dark situations, big words, and touring challenges, and still isn't sure what happens when he crosses the Atlantic.
Castanets' songwriter gives us the current low-down.
Music historian Colin Escot guides us through the Man in Black's earliest recordings.