Sarah Zupko
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PopMatters Editor & Publisher

Sarah Zupko founded PopMatters, one of the largest independent cultural criticism magazines on the web, back in the Internet's early days of 1999. Zupko is a former Executive Producer for Tribune Media Services, the media syndication arm of the Tribune Company, and a 10-year veteran of Tribune. Her other pursuits involve writing historical fiction and research in the fields of Slavic and German history, as well as general European cultural and intellectual history. Zupko studied musicology, film, and drama at the University of Chicago and media theory at the University of Texas, where she received her M.A.

Features // 6 Articles
Reviews // 143 Articles
Blogs // 412 Articles
News // 7 Articles
//Features

Now Hear This!: Parker Millsap - 'Parker Millsap' (album premiere) | 27 Jan 2014 // 9:20 PM

PopMatters is pleased to premiere Parker Millsap's self-titled album, the latest from the wise-beyond-his-years 20-year-old Americana songwriter.

Stubborn Heart - 'Lovetape' Valentine's Mixtape (PopMatters Premiere) | 13 Feb 2013 // 11:17 PM

The UK's amazing electro-soulsters Stubborn Heart share with PopMatters an exclusive Valentine's Day mix for this most romantic of days.

//Reviews

The Dragons: BFI | 23 Sep 2007 // 6:06 PM

A rare lost gem thankfully resurrected, perfect for the headphones and the stereo stack.

//Blogs

Red Baraat - 'Bhangra Pirates' (album stream) (premiere) | 23 Mar 2017 // 8:00 AM

Red Baraat's new album captures the group's astounding energy and virtuosity as performance artists on record. We all need a little more bhangra in our lives.

Hot Indie Pop Duo Lola Marsh Share New Video, "Wishing Girl" (premiere) | 23 Mar 2017 // 4:33 AM

Tel-Aviv's Lola Marsh unleash another indie pop gem of a single ahead of their eagerly anticipated debut album later this year.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

// Notes from the Road

"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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