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 // 16 Articles
Reviews // 187 Articles
Blogs // 25 Articles
//Features

Is There Anybody Out There? Looking for UFOs in the California Desert | 25 May 2015 // 9:00 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.

Philip K. Dick's 'Radio Free Albemuth' Finally Reaches the Silver Screen | 19 Aug 2014 // 9:00 PM

Like the book that inspired it, Radio Free Albemuth works as a vindicating love letter to spiritual seekers who feel that humanity is capable of more than the Orwellian rat race.

//Reviews

Los Lobos Brought the Jams for the Benefit of PBS on Cinco de Mayo | 26 May 2015 // 4:00 AM

Unlike any other band, Los Lobos can provide a uniquely multi-cultural soundtrack for Cinco de Mayo in the City of Angels.

RxGF: Any Other Way | 25 Mar 2015 // 8:01 PM

There's an innovative sound happening here, with many tracks sounding like they came from the soundtrack of some dystopian sci-fi world or even just the dark Orwellian future that’s currently on Earth’s horizon right here in 2015.

//Blogs

Widespread Panic Burns Down Los Angeles Once Again | 19 Apr 2015 // 10:00 PM

Playing the right song at the right time has long been part of Widespread Panic's magic formula, and so it was again with their March 2015 concert in Los Angeles.

Jackie Greene Rocks San Diego's Hipster Haven | 1 Apr 2015 // 10:00 PM

Greene won’t be pigeonholed, and his adventurous muse finds appeal in wider audiences each year.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

St. Vincent, Beck, and More Heat Up Boston Calling on Memorial Day Weekend

// Notes from the Road

"With vibrant performances by artists including St. Vincent and TV on the Radio, the first half of the bi-annual Boston Calling Festival brought additional excitement to Memorial Day weekend.

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