Colin McGuire
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PopMatters Music Reviews Editor

Colin McGuire is a TV writer and a Music Reviews Editor here at PopMatters, as well as an award-winning blogger and copy editor for the Frederick News-Post in Frederick, Maryland. He has worked in newspapers for five years, writing columns, editing stories and trying to make sure the medium doesn't completely fall off the Earth anytime soon. You can follow him on Twitter @colinpadraic.

Features // 29 Articles
Columns // 94 Articles
Reviews // 170 Articles
Blogs // 27 Articles
//Features

The Sweet Spot Between Expression and Familiarity: An Interview with Becca Stevens | 12 Jun 2017 // 4:15 AM

Jazz-pop great Becca Stevens is breaking from being billed as a band to craft a progressive solo effort that will take many of her fans into new and fascinating places.

"They're All Just Fantastic": An Interview With Jade Eshete of 'Dirk Gently' | 3 Nov 2016 // 9:00 PM

Dirk Gently's Farah Black talks being a bad-ass and heading to Comic-Con for the first time

//Columns

Covering Cover Songs | 4 May 2015 // 10:30 PM

Cover songs don't have to be all that bad. Just listen to what Becca Stevens and Jason Moran have been doing lately, and you'll see.

In Defense of Doing Away With Guilty Pleasures | 9 Mar 2015 // 9:29 PM

The CW's excellent Jane the Virgin reminds us there is no such thing as a true guilty pleasure.

//Reviews

Starsailor: All This Life | 2 Oct 2017 // 3:08 AM

After an eight-year hiatus, Starsailor returns with their best album yet.

Christian Lopez: Red Arrow | 26 Sep 2017 // 9:15 PM

With Red Arrow Christian Lopez proves that his sights are set far beyond the parameters of Americana.

//Blogs

The Top 20 Jay-Z Songs to Date | 2 Jul 2013 // 1:00 AM

As Hov readies the release of Magna Carta Holy Grail, it's time to take a look at the 20 best songs his career has offered so far.

Hey Marseilles Soft-Rocks SXSW | 18 Mar 2013 // 4:00 AM

If a dive bar, tiny stage, and light beer couldn't phase this Seattle septet, nothing could.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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