Steve Horowitz
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Steven Horowitz has a Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Iowa, where he continues to teach a three-credit online course on "Rock and Roll in America". He has written for many different popular and academic publications including American Music, Paste and the Icon. Horowitz is a firm believer in Paul Goodman's neofunctional perspective on culture and that Sam Cooke was right, a change is gonna come.

Features // 18 Articles
Reviews // 711 Articles
Blogs // 31 Articles
//Features

Everywhere She Goes: An Interview with Lissie | 8 May 2011 // 4:00 PM

The Rock Island native got huge in Europe before starting a glorious iTunes-assisted crossover to America, and speaks to PopMatters about what it all means ...

"Comfortable Just Being Me": An Interview with Teddy Thompson | 10 Feb 2011 // 3:00 PM

With the release of his acclaimed new album Bella, Teddy Thompson talks to PopMatters about the joys of Tom Jones and why he never wants to be compared to Michael Bublé ...

//Reviews

Jim Kweskin and Geoff Muldaur: Penny's Farm | 11 Jan 2017 // 8:10 PM

Those that listen to this music will treasure the beauty of the musicianship. These guys got the goods. Others may find the artifice bothersome.

Gillian Welch: Boots No. 1 | 11 Dec 2016 // 8:20 PM

Gillian Welch fans will appreciate hearing the original sounds of the band.

//Blogs

Johnnyswim Takes Atlanta | 29 Dec 2016 // 3:00 AM

The singers and instrumentalists used the acoustics of the room to create overtones and play with the reverberations they initially created.

Wiley - "Step 2001" (prod. by Zomby) (audio) | 1 Sep 2015 // 8:42 AM

British hip-hop master Wiley and UK electronic musician Zomby join forces on "Step 2001".

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Playing to Lose: The Tragedy of 'This Is the Police'

// Moving Pixels

"Video gamers are not accustomed to playing to lose.

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