John Garratt
PopMatters Associate Music Editor
Features // 26 Articles
Reviews // 704 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

Thelonious Monk: Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1960 | 11 Aug 2017 // 3:23 AM

A rediscovered Thelonious Monk session sheds light on the composer's skill as a bandleader as well as his unassuming professionalism.

Black Grape: Pop Voodoo | 25 Jul 2017 // 9:30 PM

They're straight, they're stupid, and they're back.

//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

U2's 'The Joshua Tree' Tour Reminds the Audience of their Politics

// Notes from the Road

"The Joshua Tree tour highlights U2's classic album with an epic and unforgettable new experience.

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