Events

CONTEST: Win Tickets to Ariel Pink at Irving Plaza June 6th!

Enter our contest for a chance to win a pair of tickets to Ariel Pink’s Irving Plaza show in New York City on June 6th. Double your chance to win by "liking" PopMatters on Facebook.

Ariel Pink continue to tour in support of Mature Themes and their latest US jaunt kicks off tomorrow in Los Angeles. You can catch them at one of their many stops listed below. If you expect to be in New York City on June 6th, you would be able to see Ariel Pink at Irving Plaza. You can purchase tickets to see Ariel Pink over at LiveNation for that show or others. But if you prefer, you can use the widget below to enter our contest for a chance at a pair of tickets to the NYC show! We at PopMatters said their latest album is "a very compelling listen" and you should expect to "walk away feeling that you have experienced music, rather than be passively be moved by it". So this is probably a show you won't want to miss!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Tour dates:

05/17 Los Angeles, CA - The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever

05/18 San Diego, CA - Casbah

05/20 Big Sur, CA - Henry Miller Library

05/21 San Francisco, CA - The Chapel

05/23 Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom

05/25 Vancouver, BC - Biltmore

05/27 Gorge, WA - Sasquatch! Fest

05/28 Missoula, MT - Badlander

05/31 Minneapolis, MN - Cedars

06/01 Chicago, IL - Do-Division

06/01 Chicago, IL - Empty Bottle (late show)

06/02 Dekalb, IL - Pink Otto's

06/03 Champaign, IL - Blind Pig

06/04 Cleveland, OH - Grog Shop

06/05 Pittsburgh, PA - Altar

06/06 New York, NY - Irving Plaza

06/07 Boston, MA - Sinclair

06/08 Northampton, MA - Pearl Street

06/09 Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer

06/10 Washington DC - U Street

06/11 Baltimore, MD - Ottobar

06/13 Manchester, TN - Bonnaroo Festival

06/14 Pensacola, FL - Vinyl Music Hall

06/15 New Orleans, LA - Tipitina's

06/17 Dallas, TX - Trees

06/18 Austin, TX - Mohawk



Music


Books


Film


Television


Recent
Books

Zadie Smith's 'Intimations' Essays Pandemic With Erudite Wit and Compassion

Zadie Smith's Intimations is an essay collection of gleaming, wry, and crisp prose that wears its erudition lightly but takes flight on both everyday and lofty matters.

Music

Phil Elverum Sings His Memoir on 'Microphones in 2020'

On his first studio album under the Microphones moniker since 2003, Phil Elverum shows he has been recording the same song since he was a teenager in the mid-1990s. Microphones in 2020 might be his apex as a songwriter.

Music

Washed Out's 'Purple Noon' Supplies Reassurance and Comfort

Washed Out's Purple Noon makes an argument against cynicism simply by existing and sounding as good as it does.

Music

'Eight Gates' Is Jason Molina's Stark, Haunting, Posthumous Artistic Statement

The ten songs on Eight Gates from the late Jason Molina are fascinating, despite – or perhaps because of – their raw, unfinished feel.

Film

Apocalypse '45 Uses Gloriously Restored Footage to Reveal the Ugliest Side of Our Nature

Erik Nelson's gorgeously restored Pacific War color footage in Apocalypse '45 makes a dramatic backdrop for his revealing interviews with veterans who survived the brutality of "a war without mercy".

Music

12 Brilliant Recent Jazz Albums That Shouldn't Be Missed

There is so much wonderful creative music these days that even an apartment-bound critic misses too much of it. Here is jazz from the last 18 months that shouldn't be missed.

Music

Blues Legend Bobby Rush Reinvigorates the Classic "Dust My Broom" (premiere)

Still going strong at 86, blues legend Bobby Rush presents "Dust My Broom" from an upcoming salute to Mississippi blues history, Rawer Than Raw, rendered in his inimitable style.

Music

Folk Rock's the Brevet Give a Glimmer of Hope With "Blue Coast" (premiere)

Dreamy bits of sunshine find their way through the clouds of dreams dashed and lives on the brink of despair on "Blue Coast" from soulful rockers the Brevet.

Music

Michael McArthur's "How to Fall in Love" Isn't a Roadmap (premiere)

In tune with classic 1970s folk, Michael McArthur weaves a spellbinding tale of personal growth and hope for the future with "How to Fall in Love".

Film

Greta Gerwig's Adaptation of Loneliness in Louisa May Alcott's 'Little Women'

Greta Gerwig's film adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel Little Women strays from the dominating theme of existential loneliness.

Music

The Band's Discontented Third LP, 1970's 'Stage Fright', Represented a World Braving Calamity

Released 50 years ago this month, the Band's Stage Fright remains a marker of cultural unrest not yet remedied.

Music

Natalie Schlabs Starts Living the Lifetime Dream With "That Early Love" (premiere + interview)

Unleashing the power of love with a new single and music video premiere, Natalie Schlabs is hoping to spread the word while letting her striking voice be heard ahead of Don't Look Too Close, the full-length album she will release in October.

Music

Rufus Wainwright Makes a Welcome Return to Pop with 'Unfollow the Rules'

Rufus Wainwright has done Judy Garland, Shakespeare, and opera, so now it's time for Rufus to rediscover Rufus on Unfollow the Rules.

Music

Jazz's Denny Zeitlin and Trio Get Adventurous on 'Live at Mezzrow'

West Coast pianist Denny Zeitlin creates a classic and adventurous live set with his long-standing trio featuring Buster Williams and Matt Wilson on Live at Mezzrow.

Film

The Inescapable Violence in Netflix's I'm No Longer Here (Ya no estoy aqui)

Fernando Frías de la Parra's I'm No Longer Here (Ya no estoy aqui) is part of a growing body of Latin American social realist films that show how creativity can serve a means of survival in tough circumstances.

Music

Arlo McKinley's Confessional Country/Folk Is Superb on 'Die Midwestern'

Country/folk singer-songwriter Arlo McKinley's debut Die Midwestern marries painful honesty with solid melodies and strong arrangements.

Music

Viserra Combine Guitar Heroics and Female Vocals on 'Siren Star'

If you ever thought 2000s hard rock needed more guitar leads and solos, Viserra have you covered with Siren Star.

Music

Ryan Hamilton & The Harlequin Ghosts Honor Their Favorite Songs With "Oh No" (premiere)

Ryan Hamilton's "Oh No" features guest vocals from Kay Hanley of Letters to Cleo, and appears on Nowhere to Go But Everywhere out 18 September.

Reviews
Collapse Expand Reviews

Features
Collapse Expand Features
PM Picks
Collapse Expand Pm Picks

© 1999-2020 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters is wholly independent, women-owned and operated.