John Garratt
PopMatters Associate Music Editor
Features // 26 Articles
Reviews // 700 Articles
Blogs // 51 Articles
//Features

I've Waited Ages: An Interview with Wire's Colin Newman | 2 Nov 2016 // 9:59 PM

With the influence of rock group Wire still ringing large, Colin Newman talks about the haphazard, almost casual way that his first three solo albums emerged (now finally re-released).

Lowering the Boom: An Interview with Boz Boorer | 17 Oct 2016 // 10:00 PM

Although an acclaimed collaborator of Morrissey's and Adam Ant's, Boz Boorer still has a focused solo career, and speaks to PopMatters about Age of Boom, his latest salvo.

//Reviews

Satoko Fujii Orchestra Tokyo: Peace | 22 Feb 2017 // 9:05 PM

Japanese composer Satoko Fujii takes another crack at the big band route in the way only she can.

Matthew Shipp Trio: Piano Song | 23 Jan 2017 // 4:55 AM

Pianist Matthew Shipp's final album for Thirsty Ear finds him going about his usually adventurous trio business.

//Blogs

Jared C. Balogh Releases 'Music For Rhymers and Lyrical Designers' for Free | 16 Apr 2015 // 9:00 AM

Somewhat counterintuitively, modern composer Jared C. Balogh rediscovers his hip-hop roots by not rapping with his new release -- which, like most of his music, is available to download for free.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Boston Underground Film Festival 2017: 'Fraud'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Fraud is not merely an economic crime, it's also the mode of being in the modern age.

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