Colin McGuire
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PopMatters Music Reviews Editor

Colin McGuire is a columnist 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 // 25 Articles
Columns // 94 Articles
Reviews // 97 Articles
Blogs // 27 Articles
//Features

Everclear's Art Alexakis Is the Man Who Broke His Own Heart | 11 May 2015 // 10:00 PM

Everclear's Art Alexakis reflects on his career in music as well as his band's "best-sounding" new album.

Thursday's Geoff Rickly on Reissues, the Future, and Selling Crockpots | 24 Mar 2015 // 10:00 PM

Thursday is no more, but their legacy lives on, with singer Geoff Rickly reissuing Waiting on his own label and talking about what chances, if any, there are to the group reuniting.

//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

Lianne La Havas: Blood | 26 Jul 2015 // 9:30 PM

With Blood, Lianne La Havas rediscovers herself and adds a prefix to her name.

Raheem DeVaughn: Love Sex Passion | 28 May 2015 // 10:00 PM

An underrated soul singer offers up one of his strongest sets to date.

//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

Double Take: 'The French Connection' (1971)

// Short Ends and Leader

"You pick your feet in Poughkeepsie, and we pick The French Connection for Double Take #18.

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