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 // 20 Articles
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 233 Articles
Blogs // 31 Articles
//Features

Holly Bowling’s Tahoe Trip Leads to Terrapin Station and Beyond | 18 Jan 2017 // 8:00 PM

San Francisco pianist uses music of Phish and Grateful Dead as stepping stones to her own dream career.

Guns N' Roses Crush Coachella to Reclaim Rock Crown | 8 May 2016 // 8:30 PM

There’s a rejuvenating energy which can overcome the soul and truly make one feel 25 years younger. And then there’s the tunes. GNR wrote great songs and they continue to resonate with a timeless quality.

//Columns

"The Marketplace Is a Greater Democracy Than the Political Arena" | 9 Mar 2016 // 8:30 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

Kamasi Washington Takes Jazz to the Next Level in San Francisco | 24 Jan 2017 // 5:00 AM

This is jazz that can dazzle the music mavens and impresarios while still remaining accessible to a more mainstream audience

Karl Denson Brings Balance to the Force in 60th Birthday Fillmore Fiesta | 17 Jan 2017 // 4:00 AM

The fact that Denson turns 60 on this same day that beloved Rebel Alliance leader Leia Organa has passed away at the age of 60 herself presents some deep insight on what a difference lifestyle can make in human longevity.

//Blogs

Chris Robinson Brotherhood Testifies for Rock Salvation in LA | 28 Jan 2016 // 6:56 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 // 12:35 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

'Who' Will Be the Next Doctor?

// Channel Surfing

"What shall it be? A Doctor with whip-smart delivery of his lines? A woman who will bewitch before she kicks a Dalek's ass? Oh, the possibilities...

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