From a singer who sometimes does so much that it's too much, a set of duets with pianist Sullivan Fortner is the very best of her art.
Jenn Champion's Single Rider is a strong, fascinating album that's exceedingly well written. No matter what instruments are being used, Champion puts the song first.
In this PopMatters exclusive, producer John Farrar and the creative team behind Physical recall how Olivia Newton-John brought a Grammy-winning sensation from the studio to the screen.
Richard Parry investigates what happened at Okawa Elementary following the 2011 earthquake, and what broader lessons the tragedy teaches us.
Essayist Brian Phillips is no staunch empiricist, nor does he want to shatter delusions or expose machinations. In Impossible Owls, he is content to remain in a wide-eyed and owl-ier place.
The fascist mind, always limited by parochial sentimentality, fears art because it fears any hint of ambiguity.
Welsh artist Ani Glass offers up the dreamy and ethereal synthpop of "Peirianwaith Perffaith" as her latest single.
Dead Sara has followed up their first two albums with 2018's Temporary Things Taking Up Space, a six-song EP that stands as one of the year's best releases in rock.
A.J. Croce has blazed his own trail from the legacy of his father, Jim Croce, finding new challenges throughout his accomplished career.
Mountain Heart is a veteran quartet who rely on their musical wisdom to create a polished yet rustic sound on Soul Searching.
© 1999-2018 Popmatters.com. All rights reserved.Popmatters is wholly independently owned and operated.