John Garratt
PopMatters Associate Music Editor
Features // 26 Articles
Reviews // 698 Articles
Blogs // 51 Articles
//Features

I've Waited Ages: An Interview with Wire's Colin Newman | 2 Nov 2016 // 8:59 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 // 9:00 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

Jeff Parker: Slight Freedom | 17 Jan 2017 // 2:53 AM

Guitarist Jeff Parker has now surpassed his previous solo albums and everything he ever did with Tortoise on his vinyl release Slight Freedom.

Joshua Redman and Brad Mehldau: Nearness | 13 Jan 2017 // 3:45 AM

Good jazz doesn't always have to knock down barriers. Sometimes it's just the sound of two friends catching up.

//Blogs

Jared C. Balogh Releases 'Music For Rhymers and Lyrical Designers' for Free | 16 Apr 2015 // 8:00 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

Home Culinary Exploration Has Never Been More Fervent

// Re:Print

"Ever wondered what the difference between cinnamon and cassia is? The Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs will teach you.

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