After recent stints in Raleigh and Jersey City, Jeff Strowe is a writer now based out of Dallas who offers forth occasional commentary on music, books, culture, and sports. His work is also featured on Glide Magazine and has written in the past for No Depression. For intermittent commentary, relevant retweets, and occasional inane banter, follow him on Twitter @JeffStrowe.
Writing Songs and Building Guitars: An Interview with Guy Clark | 25 Jul 2013 // 11:05 PM
A music legend chats with PopMatters about the release of his new album, the process of creating art, and a lifetime of memories.
Learnin' to Ride: An Interview with Caitlin Rose | 24 Jan 2012 // 9:30 PM
She's a young country hopeful with an incredible voice and even more incredible songs. Speaking with PopMatters, we discover how some of her new songs were originally written when she was 16, the "anti-folk" influence on her own work, and how she very well could've made it as a stand-up comedian ...
Packing Bags and Hittin' the Road: A Look Back on Music Gatherings of Yore | 15 Jun 2016 // 9:30 PM
Remember when Mumford and Sons spent their pre-show hours swinging from tires in a lake crowded with fans?
Beyond Record Store Day: Digging Up Some Choice Used Americana Vinyl | 21 Apr 2015 // 9:30 PM
There are plenty of good reasons to visit an actual record store besides that one hyped day in April.
Ian McGuire's 'The North Water' Is a Barnburner of a Tale | 7 Jun 2016 // 9:15 PM
Life aboard a 19th century whaling ship with a band of madmen. It's certainly not for the faint of heart.
Howard Means' '67 Shots' Crucially Reminds Us That We Can't Always Trust Those in Charge | 18 May 2016 // 3:30 AM
Tension and painful memories still hang over Kent State, 46 years after the state-sanctioned murder of students, as does the warning it conveys.
The 10 Best Songs by the Band | 25 Apr 2012 // 1:00 AM
We lost a true musical treasure last week with the passing of Levon Helm of the Band. As a tribute, here are 10 of his group's best songs.
Luna Reissues Final Three Albums | 4 Nov 2011 // 6:05 AM
Beloved NYC indie darlings get a well-deserved reissue treatment.