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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


Monday, December 8 2014

Dope Body: Lifer

Noise rockers explore a more varied palette with mixed results, admirable progress.

Sunday, December 7 2014

Frazey Ford: Indian Ocean

Former folkie Frazey Ford returns with a set of exceptional Memphis soul.

Thursday, December 4 2014

Judah & The Lion - Kids These Days

As with most copies of copies, the quality degenerates with each generation. Kids these days indeed.

Monday, December 1 2014

Bette Midler: It's the Girls!

With her latest release, the Divine Miss M takes on girl groups from the Andrews Sisters to TLC and a little bit of everything in between.

Wednesday, November 19 2014

Bryan Ferry: Avonmore

Bringing along a few old friends, Bryan Ferry returns to form, crafting a sophisti-pop masterpiece.

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