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 // 18 Articles
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 211 Articles
Blogs // 31 Articles
//Features

Ryan Bingham Conquers Fear and Loathing to Rock the American Dream | 1 Dec 2015 // 10:00 PM

Ryan Bingham’s disarming and humble take on socio-political affairs once again shows music's cathartic power to transcend difficult times.

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.

//Columns

"The Marketplace Is a Greater Democracy Than the Political Arena" | 9 Mar 2016 // 9:30 PM

The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man may be the most important book of 2016, since reading it is like getting a top secret state department debriefing on world affairs.

//Reviews

Smashing Pumpkins Deliver Sonic Tricks and Deep Cut Treats in LA | 27 Apr 2016 // 5:30 AM

The acoustic-electro format is a triumph, with the In Plainsong tour representing a rare chance to experience the band in a more intimate sonic fashion.

String Cheese Incident Brings March Madness to San Diego's North Park | 11 Apr 2016 // 5:30 AM

The counterculture remains blessed to have a band like the String Cheese Incident still dedicated to delivering exploratory jams framed in a socially-conscious context.

//Blogs

Chris Robinson Brotherhood Testifies for Rock Salvation in LA | 28 Jan 2016 // 7:56 AM

The former Black Crowes vocalist has achieved a rare feat with the Chris Robinson Brotherhood, striking sonic gold with a second band after the dissolution of the one that made him a rock star.

Trey Anastasio Band Ignites in the City of Angels | 15 Jan 2016 // 1:35 AM

Trey Anastasio Band tours seem to give the red-headed virtuoso a way to stay musically active and keep his chops up while challenging himself in a different way.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 19 - "The Chitters"

// Channel Surfing

"Another stand-alone episode, but there's still plenty to discuss in the Supernatural world.

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