Jared Skinner

Bookish and ambiverted by nature with a knack for delivering timely and well deserved pessimism, Skinner is currently working on a history degree from Samford University and dabbles (struggles) with releasing short films on YouTube with his brother.

Features // 2 Articles
Reviews // 11 Articles
//Features

Echoes of History and Nature: A Conversation with Jökull Júlíusson of Kaleo | 22 Jun 2017 // 3:13 AM

JJ Julius Son, lead singer of Kaleo, speaks with PopMatters on his early influences and how he will never fall into the trap of a single genre.

Ripples in the Water: A Conversation With Nick Allbrook of Pond | 13 Apr 2017 // 9:00 PM

Nick Allbrook discusses politics, new music from Pond, and the influence of his native country, Australia, on his music.

//Reviews

The Orwells: Terrible Human Beings | 13 Feb 2017 // 3:59 AM

The Orwells do what they do best, except a little better, on their new full length.

Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears: Backlash | 9 Feb 2017 // 9:30 PM

On Backlash, Lewis and his Honeybears are finished retreading genre tropes of the past and set their sights on targeting their own musical identity.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Hopscotch' is Anchored in Walter Matthau's Playful, Irascible Personality

// Short Ends and Leader

"With his novel, Hopscotch, Brian Garfield challenged himself to write a suspenseful spy tale in which nobody gets killed.

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