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 // 680 Articles
Blogs // 30 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

Shovels and Rope: Busted Jukebox, Vol. 1 | 7 Feb 2016 // 8:05 PM

Busted Jukebox, Vol. 1 features more imagination than most albums of original material.

Peter Case: HWY 62 | 20 Jan 2016 // 5:34 AM

Peter Case understands that life at the margins really means one is at the center of things.

//Blogs

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

In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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