Jeff Schwager

Jeff Schwager has been writing about music since 1987, when he reviewed a Joan Baez concert for the Hollywood Reporter. Over the last 25 years, he has written for many publications, including Film Comment, the Seattle Review, and Musichound Rock: The Essential Album Guide.

Reviews // 17 Articles

Ry Cooder: Election Special | 20 Aug 2012 // 5:06 PM

The guitar legend channels Woody Guthrie on his brilliant new album.

Woody Guthrie: Woody at 100: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Collection | 12 Jul 2012 // 5:05 PM

A new collection offers a stellar overview of folk singer Woody Guthrie's brilliant career.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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