John Garratt
PopMatters Associate Music Editor
Features // 24 Articles
Reviews // 654 Articles
Blogs // 51 Articles
//Features

Flower Turned Inside-Out: An Interview with Glenn Jones | 14 Mar 2016 // 10:00 PM

He's the master of the American primitive guitar, but Glenn Jones followed up the most personal album of his career with proof that he has no signs of slowing down.

Free Agent of Sound: An Interview with Rob Mazurek | 15 Sep 2015 // 9:02 PM

The heralded avant-jazz great Rob Mazurek speaks of space operas, working through grief with music, and, of course, the singularity.

//Reviews

Cameron Carpenter: All You Need Is Bach | 14 Jul 2016 // 9:10 PM

If you've been waiting for Baroque music to get a fresh, modernist kick in the pants, then you just need to keep on waiting.

Jeff Parker: The New Breed | 11 Jul 2016 // 5:50 AM

While unpacking boxes, Chicago guitarist Jeff Parker found demos for a fun, nifty little album that stands equal to his day job in Tortoise.

//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

Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

// Announcements

"To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, PopMatters seeks submissions about Star Trek, including: the TV series, from The Original Series (TOS) to the highly anticipated 2017 new installment; the films, both the originals and the J.J. Abrams reboot; and ancillary materials such as novelizations, comic books, videogames, etc.

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