Evan Sawdey
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PopMatters Interviews Editor

Evan Sawdey started contributing to PopMatters in late 2005, and has also had his work featured in publications such as SLUG Magazine, The Metro (U.K.), Soundvenue Magazine (Denmark), the Daily Dot, and many more. Evan has been a guest on HuffPost Live, RevotTV's "Revolt Live!", and WNYC's Soundcheck (an NPR affiliate), was the Executive Producer for the Good With Words: A Tribute to Benjamin Durdle album (available for free), and wrote the liner notes for the 2011 re-release of Andre Cymone's hit 1985 album A.C. (Big Break Records), the 2012 re-release of 'Til Tuesday's 1985 debut Voices Carry (Hot Shot Records), and many others. He currently resides in Chicago, Illinois. You can follow him @SawdEye should you be so inclined.

Features // 96 Articles
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 513 Articles
Blogs // 166 Articles
//Features

Gasoline & Mirrors: An Interview With Bibio | 31 Mar 2016 // 9:30 PM

He's considered the folktronica producer du jour, but Stephen Wilkinson's art runs much deeper than that. His latest unleashes his inner pop instincts.

The Threat Down: Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's Ten Biggest Controversies | 21 Mar 2016 // 9:30 PM

Although Stewart and Colbert both ended their runs with their reputations largely intact, one can't forget the duo's most controversial moments. This is the "Threat Down" Count Down.

//Columns

The 24-hour News Cycle Rhetoric Yields to Something Far More Human in 'The Promise: President Obama' | 17 Oct 2010 // 5:00 PM

This book works because it doesn't skimp on details: the reason behind every major Obama Year One decision is explained, and the result is fascinating. If only Alter toned down the declarative statements...

//Reviews

Beyoncé: Lemonade | 27 Apr 2016 // 9:30 PM

Lemonade is that rare work where you will remember exactly where you were and exactly who you were with the first time you hear it.

Bibio: A Mineral Love | 27 Mar 2016 // 9:30 PM

"Lookin' like a butterfly / You lookin' like petals in a hurricane wind." That couplet is exactly A Mineral Love sounds like, and Bibio couldn't have said it better himself.

//Blogs

20 Questions: Miracles of Modern Science | 25 Feb 2016 // 8:00 AM

They may be a string section, but they made a pop disc great enough to land on our own Best Pop Albums of 2015 list. Now, they wanna talk about Foster the People (naturally).

20 Questions: Maritime | 21 Jan 2016 // 4:30 AM

Born in the ashes of both the Promise Ring and the Dismemberment Plan, Maritime has upset expectations by forging their own indie-pop path.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'SUPERHOTLine Miami' Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

// Moving Pixels

"SUPERHOTLine Miami provides a perfect case study in how slow-motion affects the pace and tone of a game.

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