The radio personality collected artist interviews about their life-changing songs in a new book. He discussed it here with PopMatters.
14 Dec 2016
There’s a rejuvenating energy which can overcome the soul and truly make one feel 25 years younger. And then there’s the tunes. GNR wrote great songs and they continue to resonate with a timeless quality.
08 May 2016
Blur's bi-coastal arena shows beckoned fans far and wide as the band performed songs from The Magic Whip and lots of other hits and rarities. Their documentary New World Towers is part of the DOC NYC festival this Sunday.
13 Nov 2015
Put me on a pedestal and I'll only disappoint you. The debut LP by a pop-rock wunderkind is this week's Counterbalance. She hasn't made the Great List of the most acclaimed albums of all time, but look for her next year.
13 Nov 2015
Courtney Barnett's "Nobody Cares" is an awfully solid third single from an album with all sorts of legs.
24 Aug 2015
From Alabama Shakes' Americana-infused rock to Courney Barnett's witty indie, Bonnaroo had something for everyone in 2015.
25 Jun 2015
Even though Courtney Barnett has tightened and punched up her sound, her songwriting still gets stuck in your head because she gets lost in her own imagination.
22 Mar 2015
In addition to indie favorites like San Fermin and Spoon, stunning new acts like Parlour Tricks help kick off SXSW 2015 on a strong note.
18 Mar 2015
Each new artist that treks to New York to play a few sets over four or five days does so to gain exposure, to use CMJ as a launching pad toward a wider audience. They’re trying, and trying isn’t cool.
21 Nov 2013
With just enough self-consciousness to shape her stream-of-consciousness songs, it's when indie eccentric Courtney Barnett gets caught up in her own head that her music gets stuck in yours.
13 Nov 2013
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