Jonathan Kosakow has been a regular contributor for PopMatters since 2009, and became Associate Events Editor two years later. He contributes to Glide Magazine's Hidden Track blog (www.hiddentrackblog.com), both on his own and as a member of the editorial collective Three Grown Men. His writing has also appeared on Relix.com and Jambands.com, but most of it can be found on the floor of his apartment or stashed away in files on his computer. Jonathan recently earned his Graduate Certificate in Creative Writing from the University of Denver, and does his best to be an active member of the music and writing community in the Denver/Boulder area. He is the Director of Operations at the Boulder-based company Eco Vessel, and is the co-founder of the music-related website NoiseReport.net, and the beer-related blog beermadeclear.com, both currently in production.
Show Me Something That’s Built to Last: A Brief and Biased Retrospective on the Grateful Dead | 14 Jun 2012 // 6:15 PM
With the release of All The Years Combine, the Grateful Dead prove their historical importance once again - this time through the magical art of video.
(Not So) Hard to Exist: An Interview with The Spin Doctors | 2 Nov 2011 // 5:00 PM
With the 20th anniversaries of Pearl Jam & Nirvana dominating the headlines, it's easy to forget that in terms of feel-good pop-rock, one of the most defining albums of the era came out right around the same time. The Spin Doctors sit down and talk to PopMatters all about it ...
Wilco: 22 May 2012 - Morrison, CO | 15 Jul 2012 // 6:05 PM
Despite some early sound problems, Wilco rocked.
Mickey Hart Band: Mysterium Tremendum | 9 Jul 2012 // 6:01 PM
Hart is no slouch on the drums -- or as a musician -- but he could use a little more help in the songwriting department.
Soulive: 19 February 2012 - Boulder, CO | 27 Feb 2012 // 1:59 AM
Though attendance was low, enthusiasm was not.