John Paul
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John is a Michigan-based musician and writer. He currently reviews music for PopMatters and Spectrum Culture, while also working his way through his ever-expanding record collection at @john_r_paul

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Colleen Green Is Having Fun Behind Those Dark Glasses | 25 May 2015 // 11:00 PM

Colleen Green used to hide behind her sunglasses; now they're just a part of who she is. She tells PopMatters about their origin and the one song she refuses to play live.


Eleni Mandell: Dark Lights Up | 6 Oct 2015 // 9:05 PM

Los Angeles singer-songwriter Eleni Mandel returns with yet another winning collection of jazz-tinged pop and impeccable lyricism.

Jeff Beck: Live + | 4 Oct 2015 // 9:05 PM

Former guitar god Jeff Beck returns with yet another live album full of the expected, augmented by two studio tracks that defy conventional logic in their abject atrociousness.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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