Dan Raper has been writing about music for PopMatters since 2005. Prior to that he did the same thing for his college newspaper and for his school newspaper before that. Of course he also writes fiction, though his only published work is entitled "Gamma-secretase exists on the plasma membrane as an intact complex that accepts substrates and effects intramembrane cleavage". He is currently studying medicine at the University of Sydney, Australia.
Efterklang, a Danish band, teams up with the national chamber orchestra for this CD/DVD performance of their latest album
08 Nov 2009
Thom Yorke, the National, Mercury Rev and a host of others contribute to this tribute album for a little-known singer-songwriter
27 Sep 2009
One generally signs up to review these Rune Grammofon releases with a little trepidation -- how much of a challenge is this one going to be?
15 Sep 2009
Judd Apatow’s collection on the Funny People soundtrack is a valiant, though ultimately unsuccessful, bid for relevance.
26 Aug 2009
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