Sean Fennell

Sean Fennell is a music critic for PopMatters. He currently attends Shippensburg University and is pursuing a B.A. in Communications and Print Journalism. He also writes for his Film & Television blog, The Close Up ( and you can follow him on twitter @SeanCudiFennell.

Reviews // 20 Articles
Blogs // 3 Articles

Chappo: Future Former Self | 29 Jul 2015 // 9:05 PM

A concept album, Future Former Self , is far from perfect storytelling, but does allow Chappo to explore intriguing musical and stylistic themes.

Kopecky: Drug for the Modern Age | 27 Jul 2015 // 9:05 PM

Drug for the Modern Age shows Kopecky's ability to repeatedly create instantly catchy indie-pop tracks over and over again, almost to a fault.


Mr. Robot: Episode 5 - "3xploit.wmv" | 24 Jul 2015 // 5:30 AM

In this Steel Mountain heist episode, much of F Society's plan rests on exploiting the faults in the human mind.

Mr. Robot - Episode 4: da3mons.mp4 | 20 Jul 2015 // 4:46 AM

This week, we delve into daemons, which Elliot tells us are background programs that run whether or not we are aware of them.

//Mixed media

A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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