Please donate to help save PopMatters. We are moving to WordPress in December out of necessity and need your help.
Recent
Reviews

Dirty Projectors Bounces Back with the Sonically Taxing 'Lamp Lit Prose'

Dave Longstreth returns with the poppiest album yet from his project Dirty Projectors. Lamp Lit Prose offers big hooks as well as plenty of nervy rhythms and typical sonic left turns, resulting in a soundscape that's both exhilarating and exhausting.

Music

Spider Bags Climb to New Heights of Unbridled Fury on 'Someday Everything Will Be Fine'

Someday Everything Will Be Fine is the best album yet from Spider Bags. It's an effort that pays loving homage to Dinosaur Jr. and other assorted acts that influenced their lurching brand of guitar-fueled madness.

Music

Nature Howls on Sarah Louise's Immersive ​'Deeper Woods'

North Carolina singer-songwriter Sarah Louise wanders the vast open spaces of nature for a unique and magnificent record.

Music

Anna & Elizabeth Bridge Past and Future Folk on 'The Invisible Comes to Us'

On the enchantingly experimental new album The Invisible Comes to Us, Anna & Elizabeth balance folklorist obsession with avant-garde sonic exploration, resulting in a deeply immersive and enriching opportunity for the ears.

Books

A Road Warrior Shares Lessons on Community with 'What I Found in a Thousand Towns'

Musician Dar Williams lets it all hang out with piercing opinions and shrewd take-aways.

Music

Kris Kristofferson and Rita Coolidge: Full Moon (Expanded Edition)

Long eclipsed by the works of many country contemporaries, Kris Kristofferson and Rita Coolidge's first album, Full Moon, gets a new look.

Music

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile: Lotta Sea Lice

Indie rock collaborations can be ripe for disappointment, but Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile wow by doubling down on the clever lyricism and exploratory guitars that make them each revered figures on their own.

SAVE / IGNORE: Labels

Matador / Marathon Artists / Milk!

Music

Chris Hillman: Bidin' My Time

The former Byrds and Flying Burrito Brothers member revisits classic musical pathways on the sturdy Americana release Bidin’ My Time, his first effort in more than ten years.


Reviews
Collapse Expand Reviews



Features
Collapse Expand Features

PM Picks
Collapse Expand Pm Picks

© 1999-2020 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters is wholly independent, women-owned and operated.