Originally from Cape Breton, MacNeil is currently writing for the Toronto Sun as well as other publications, including All Music Guide, Billboard.com, NME.com, Country Standard Time, Skope Magazine, Chart Magazine, Glide, Ft. Myers Magazine and Celtic Heritage. A graduate of the University of King’s College, MacNeil currently resides in Toronto. He has interviewed hundreds of acts ranging from Metallica and AC/DC to Daniel Lanois and Smokey Robinson. MacNeil (modestly referred to as King J to friends), a diehard Philadelphia Flyers fan, has seen the Rolling Stones in a club setting, thereby knowing he will rest in peace at some point down the road. Oh, and he writes for PopMatters.com.
Monday, April 19 2010
While roaming the streets of Stockholm, Shout Out Louds’ Adam Olenius talks about their new album Work, the effort the band put into it and their passionate new producer, as well as their views on television performances and the Olympics.
Wednesday, March 3 2010
Singer/guitarist Nathan Nicholson talks to PopMatters about his band's new album, the return to a label-less existence and his thoughts about the relationship between music and disaster relief.
Tuesday, January 19 2010
Guitars for sale! Ditching the moody edge that defined their first two albums, the UK's Editors are now setting out to craft electronic rock music.
Sunday, July 15 2007
John Carter Cash talks to PopMatters about his mother's life and the process of creating the new June Carter Cash tribute album and biography.
Sunday, May 1 2005
It's been rough getting here, but he's stayed focused and made a new album, and even picked up some friends along the way.
Monday, June 1 2009
Singer-songwriter sounds strong from start to finish, oozing Amos-ish appeal.
Thursday, May 14 2009
Sweet pop from Liverpool, but it's not a Beatles clone.
Sunday, May 10 2009
Strong radio-friendly pop from Korean-cum-Minnesotan singer.
Wednesday, May 6 2009
Fair album but nothing to get excited about.
Tuesday, May 5 2009
Quirky but nifty rock outfit finds fine mix of influences, from Vampire Weekend to the 'Mats.
Thursday, December 17 2009
Ray Charles: Genius The Ultimate Collection - Concord [$18.98]