The third part of our examination of the 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ’90s, including Sonic Youth, Primal Scream, Garbage, Pixies and more.
John Pizzarelli’s pandemic record comes after helping James Taylor with a set of old standards but it’s a departure: solo guitar treatments of Pat Metheny.
The Church’s Of Skins and Heart carved out a unique place in popular music from an unlikely location (and from the most unlikely set of influences).
There’s an evolution in contemporary Asian American literature from the usual immigrant story to something more nuanced and varied, something that’s more reflective of the varieties of “Asian Americaness”.
The second part of our examination of the 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ’90s includes Pavement, Suzanne Vega, Morrissey, Dinosaur Jr., and more.
The London Souls’ Tash Neal talks with PopMatters about his solo career, the funk and soul influences in his fiery rock music, and moving beyond the trauma of his life-altering accident.
Nostalgia Alert! Jump back a decade and enjoy the best songs of 2011. They are headlined by a synthpop classic, a massive hit from a hot diva, pristine harmonies of a young band headed for greatness.
Influential poet/occultist Aleister Crowley and inventor Nikola Tesla traveled in similar circles but never met. What might have happened if they had?
Peter Gabriel’s “I Have the Touch” perfectly captures the agonizing isolation that so many of us have been experiencing throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.