Matt Arado

Matt Arado is an award-winning journalist and entertainment writer who lives in the Chicago area with his wife and two boys. He is also pursuing an MFA degree in creative writing at Columbia College Chicago. He kicks himself daily for never having seen Husker Du, Nirvana or the Jesus Lizard live on stage. Follow him on Twitter at @mjarado.

Reviews // 34 Articles

Pissed Jeans: Shallow (Reissue) | 26 Oct 2014 // 9:03 PM

The 2005 debut by this Philadelphia noise-punk band sounds right at home in the fall of 2014.

Purling Hiss: Weirdon | 12 Oct 2014 // 9:03 PM

The latest from Philadelphia guitar wizard Mike Polizze gives voice to his catchy, pop-loving side.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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