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 // 10:00 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

John Cale: Music for a New Society / M:FANS | 2 Feb 2016 // 8:20 PM

Rather than merely reissue his classic 1981 album, John Cale reworks and rerecords the majority of the album, showing the thematic through line that connects the two.

Mose Allison: American Legend: Live in California | 1 Feb 2016 // 8:10 PM

Idiosyncratic, unclassifiable jazz/blues/etc. singer and pianist Mose Allison delivers a fine set of live performances spanning the whole of this career.

//Blogs

Alexander Lynch - 'Love Lives' EP (premiere) | 14 Dec 2015 // 5:00 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

Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 12 - "Don't You Forget About Me"

// Channel Surfing

"In another stand-alone episode, there's a lot of teen drama and some surprises, but not much potential.

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