Greg M. Schwartz
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Contributing Editor

Greg M. Schwartz has covered music and pop culture for PopMatters since 2006. He focuses on events coverage with a preference for guitar-driven rock 'n' roll, but has eclectic tastes for the golden age of sound that is the 21st century music scene. He has a soft spot for music with a socially conscious flavor and is also an award-winning investigative reporter. Follow him on Twitter at @gms111, where he's always looking for tips on new bands or under the radar news items.

Features // 17 Articles
Reviews // 193 Articles
Blogs // 27 Articles

Keller Williams Huffs a Musical 'Vape' With His New Record | 1 Jun 2015 // 5:07 AM

Two decades into his career, Keller Williams still feels more like a summer tour pal that anyone can relate to, rather than a distant rock star.

Is There Anybody Out There? Looking for UFOs in the California Desert | 25 May 2015 // 10:00 PM

With his appearance at the Contact in the Desert conference this year, Jim Marrs continues to spread his unconventional views on what is really going on in the world.


Vermont Jamrock Titans Phish Deliver Another Festival for the Ages | 21 Sep 2015 // 3:30 AM

The consistent strength of each set at Magnaball in addition to a number of memorable jams suggests that Phish is indeed a band still on a career ascension.

Grace Potter Goes Hollywood But Proves She's Still Got Rock 'n' Roll in Her Soul | 16 Sep 2015 // 5:49 AM

There’s always been a shortage of female rock talent, so Potter stands out from the field here in the 21st century much like Slick and Joplin did back in the ‘60s.


Smashing Pumpkins Rock for Revolution at Irvine Meadows | 31 Jul 2015 // 3:00 AM

You know Corgan isn’t just going to play a greatest hits set and that’s to his credit, for a formidable catalog of deep cuts the Smashing Pumpkins have.

Veruca Salt Crushes San Diego's Soda Bar | 29 Jul 2015 // 5:30 AM

Veruca Salt is back and ready to kick ass and it feels so good.

//Mixed media

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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