Jeff Strowe works as a counselor in New York City, but lives across the mighty Hudson River in Jersey City, NJ. In addition to listening to a lot of music, he spends entirely too much time watching baseball and late night talk shows. One of these days, he’ll use that time to master a foreign language, become a novice guitarist, or finally read that copy of Crime and Punishment that longingly stares at him from the bookshelf.
Thursday, July 25 2013
A music legend chats with PopMatters about the release of his new album, the process of creating art, and a lifetime of memories.
Tuesday, January 24 2012
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 ...
Wednesday, April 30 2014
Twenty years in, alt-country legends turn up the volume and sneer at the messiness of life's ordeals.
Wednesday, April 16 2014
With a recent Grammy in hand and momentum on his side, a Nashville legend returns to the studio with some old friends.
Tuesday, June 18 2013
Working through the darkness to see the light, Jason Isbell reflects and bares his soul on the mesmerizing Southeastern.
Wednesday, April 24 2013
The Hard-core Troubadour returns with Dukes, Duchesses, and a batch of fine songs to go around.
Sunday, April 14 2013
Immersing themselves in the process, Born Ruffians aim for a more cohesive vision on their third full-length.
Wednesday, April 25 2012
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.
Friday, November 4 2011
Beloved NYC indie darlings get a well-deserved reissue treatment.
Wednesday, October 12 2011
Two tracks off the new album presented in highly contrasted fashion.