Josh Ritter
Features // 6 Articles
Reviews // 6 Articles
Blogs // 10 Articles
Media // 3 Articles

"I Could See Where the River Was Flowing": An Interview with Josh Ritter
4 Jun 2013 // 5:14 PM

After a devastating divorce, Josh Ritter wasn't sure how to proceed: write angry songs? Turn to drink? It was a dark period, but the striking Beast in Its Tracks is a powerful, rather hopeful document that has gained much notice, and Ritter speaks to PopMatters all about it.

The 70 Best Albums of 2010
23 Dec 2010 // 4:00 PM

The year's best albums are highlighted by the emergence of a future superstar, two veteran and virtuoso rappers, and a Dream Team of indie bands releasing career peaks.


Josh Ritter: The Beast in Its Tracks
6 Mar 2013 // 4:05 PM

One of Ritter's most personal -- and pained -- records stands as one of his best.

Clearwater Festival: 16 June 2012 - Croton-on-Hudson, NY
1 Jul 2012 // 5:00 PM

The 2012 Clearwater Festival brought environmental sustainability, grass roots activism and great music to a beautiful riverside park.


Josh Ritter Gets Down at Rough Trade in New York (Photos)
3 Nov 2015 // 5:00 AM

Josh Ritter always has the biggest smiles when performing but his new album Sermon on the Rocks has him jumping for joy.

Josh Ritter - "Getting Ready to Get Down" (Singles Going Steady)
31 Jul 2015 // 4:55 AM

Josh Ritter's latest album, Sermon on the Rocks, was recorded in New Orleans and will arrive on October 16th. We discuss the new single, "Getting Ready to Get Down".

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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