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 www.tumblr.com/blog/vinylcompulsion. @john_r_paul

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//Features

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.

//Reviews

The Frightnrs: Nothing More to Say | 26 Sep 2016 // 9:20 PM

As though phoned in from another era, the Frightnrs bring the Daptone aesthetic to rocksteady, in the process creating one of the best albums the genre has to offer.

NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories by NOFX with Jeff Alulis | 18 Sep 2016 // 9:05 PM

Offensive and obscene in all the best ways, The Hepatitis Bathtub is a wild and crazy ride through punk, addiction, kinky sex and noise.

//Blogs

Alexander Lynch - 'Love Lives' EP (premiere) | 14 Dec 2015 // 6:00 AM

Utilizing haunting space and texture to offset his emotive, melancholic crooning, Lynch wraps his vocals in a darkly cinematic sheen of electronics.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

20 Questions: Rachael Yamagata

// Sound Affects

"After a four year break since her last album, Rachael Yamagata reveals a love of spreadsheets, a love for Streisand, and why it's totally OK to suck at playing guitar.

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