Sharon Van Etten grapples with love and parenthood in pandemic times in the ten deeply felt songs on We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong.
Helmed by Ben Gibbard Ocean Child: Songs of Yoko Ono is a highly enjoyable tribute to one of music’s most unfairly maligned artists. It reframes the songs in exciting ways.
San Francisco’s marquee festival Outside Lands returned on Halloween for a monstrous mash of musical celebration with Angel Olsen, Tame Impala, Lizzo, and more.
From forward-looking electronic and experimental to new approaches in the ever-evolving R&B scene, from hip-hop and punk to rock and pop, 2019 bestowed an embarrassment of musical riches upon us.
As we head into a brief summer publication break to enjoy the summer sun for a few days, it's the perfect time to take stock of the year in music so far. PopMatters returns to our normal publishing schedule on Monday, 8 July.
Sharon Van Etten has more than "musician" listed on her résumé after releasing her fifth full-length studio album in January. Raising her young son, touring, and acting have her plate piled high, but who knows what this mother of reinvention will do next.
Sharon Van Etten's Remind Me Tomorrow bucks expectations and her previously visceral songwriting tone for something more reflective, exploratory, and ultimately more impactful.