John Garratt
PopMatters Associate Music Editor
Features // 27 Articles
Reviews // 715 Articles
Blogs // 51 Articles

Are You Experiencing Any Difficulties?: An Interview with Graham Reynolds | 19 Sep 2017 // 9:00 PM

Celebrating the release of Richard Linklater's landmark sci-fi film A Scanner Darkly, composer Graham Reynolds guides us through the soundtrack's casually thrilling creation.

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).


Michael Vincent Waller: Trajectories | 19 Oct 2017 // 9:05 PM

Composer Michael Vincent Waller just keeps on writing, even when trying to settle on instrument arrangements.

Festival: The Criterion Collection | 19 Oct 2017 // 4:30 AM

They just don't make documentaries like Festival anymore.


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

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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