With the release of Deerhoof vs Evil, Deerhoof continues on its merry way, making music that is gloriously idiosyncratic and accessible. Guitarist John Dieterich talks about the new album, his musical frustrations, and a love for Brazilian music.
As rock 'n' roll fever took over the US and UK, musicians in Peru were busy developing their own style. Latin rhythms, stinging guitars, and Amazonian attitude are the lasting thrills of this collection of songs recorded by Ranil y su Conjunto in the 1970s.
Paddy McAloon, the mercurial front-man for Prefab Sprout is British Pop's greatest secret. PopMatters catches up with Paddy to find out what the new album is all about, and why he decided to step out of the limelight ...
After heading off on the very worthwhile detour of forming Pinback and Black Heart Processions, Pall Jenkins and Armistead Burwell Smith IV finally reunite Three Mile Pilot for something of a return to form.
For those people wishing a compilation would come out highlighting the best new indie, dance, and folk music from Brazil, your wish has finally come true. Oi! A Nova Musica Brasileira! is a well-formed primer of all the exciting new acts Brazil currently has to offer.