When Joseph Arthur -- celebrated musician, sometimes painter, and occasional black sheep of Akron -- put out his latest disc, little did he know he'd push his career forward by taking a powerful look back ...
15 Aug 2011
With his acclaimed new film Beginners, director Mike Mills sits down with PopMatters to discuss the autobiographical nature of the soundtrack, and oh so much more ...
07 Jul 2011
As I walk slowly down the street, back towards the heart of South Austin that I now call my home, I realize there is no other place I would rather be than ACL and I look forward to next year.
17 Nov 2010
Day two of our three day coverage of the ACL Music Festival, and fatigue still runs high, while Black Lips and LCD Soundsystem shine. M.I.A, unfortunately, is a different story.
16 Nov 2010
The first of our three day coverage of the Austin City Limits Music Festival finds PopMatters' Eddie Ciminelli experiencing euphoria, nostalgia and some serious fatigue.
15 Nov 2010
I am not sure if I feft lukewarm about Ra Ra Riot’s performance because the pop they generate is so commonplace these days or because I was flat out blown away by The Antlers.
04 Mar 2010
As soon as Owens and the rest of Girls hit the stage, it becomes quite evident who most people paid to see this evening.
15 Feb 2010
With their new album The Seldom Seen Kid fresh on shelves, the guys in Elbow sit down with PopMatters to reflect on the losses, tragedies, and hopes that got them to where they are now, all while celebrating the music that continues to unite this group over nearly two decades of existence.
25 Aug 2008
The key member of Sunset Rubdown and Wolf Parade matches his ambition with his humility. And his coffee.
25 Nov 2007
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