Kyle Deas grew up in Healdsburg, California, but he now lives in New York City. He was recently a bit dismayed to find himself a college graduate, and plans to go get a postgraduate degree just as soon as he figures out what he wants to do with his life. He has been writing for PopMatters since 2008, and blogs as often as he can remember to.
Fastball: Little White Lies | 2 Aug 2009 // 4:00 PM
Fastball have always been -- to dust off a worn but sadly apt cliche -- their own worst enemies, victims both of their songwriting style and of their early success.
Fires of Rome: You Kingdom You | 27 Jul 2009 // 4:00 PM
You Kingdom You is not a subtle kind of album. It is the kind of album that comes crashing down very loudly upon your head and makes you pay attention.