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.
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, February 18 2015
Carl Barat, of Libertines and Dirty Pretty Things fame, blazes a furious, punk-inflected trail with a new band of sidemen.
Thursday, January 29 2015
Grief, upheaval, and a creative exile serve as the backdrop for the latest from rising California singer-songwriter.
Tuesday, November 25 2014
Rebel Souls tells how Walt Whitman and a cast of colorful characters helped define American culture from a dark, 19th century basement bar in Manhattan.
Thursday, October 23 2014
Brooklyn singer-songwriter finds solace in reflection with his self-titled full-length.
Wednesday, October 8 2014
Lower East Side rock 'n' roll from four well-known faces.
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.