Scott writes, plays music, and teaches literature in Amherst, Massachusetts.
“It’s Kind of Funny What We Do”: Life on the Road with Sleepy Sun | 16 Jul 2012 // 6:15 PM
San Francisco’s Sleepy Sun tells how the loss of a vocalist made the band stronger and more secure on their new record that aims straight for the spine.
Night Moves: Colored Emotions | 16 Oct 2012 // 6:04 PM
Minneapolis trio debuts its glam take on Americana.
Tame Impala: Lonerism | 9 Oct 2012 // 6:06 PM
Tame Impala follow up their successful debut with songs of persistent devotion, turning the heavy-lidded repetition at their sonic core into a warming psychedelic mantra.
Bubbling Under the Top 75: Sharon Van Etten - 'Tramp' | 12 Dec 2012 // 6:00 AM
PopMatters spotlights a few additional 2012 albums that didn't quite crack the Best 75 list.