Morgan Troper is a freelance writer currently living in PDX, Oregon.
Ken Stringfellow: Danzig in the Moonlight | 11 Dec 2012 // 4:03 PM
Once in awhile on Danzig in the Moonlight, Stringfellow will hit it out of the park, but not often enough to overturn his low batting average.
Art Garfunkel: The Singer | 30 Sep 2012 // 5:03 PM
At 28 tracks, The Singer's batting average isn't too spectacular.
Favorite Things: The Top 15 Replacements Songs | 17 Oct 2012 // 12:00 AM
In the wake of a recently-announced limited-edition covers EP, the merest inkling of a full-fledged Replacements reunion is reason enough to re-explore the revered cult band's songbook. Here are 15 of best songs by one of America's finest rock groups with a full playlist at the end.
Girls, Girls, Girls, Etc.: Elvis Costello - "Night Rally" and "Radio Radio" | 4 Sep 2012 // 2:00 AM
"Night Rally" is threatening and filled with devastating imagery, and "Radio Radio" -- while no less subversive in its subject matter -- is more upbeat, and most satisfyingly, contains a proper resolution.