Jonathan Kosakow has been a regular contributor for PopMatters since 2009, and became Associate Events Editor two years later. He contributes to Glide Magazine’s Hidden Track blog (www.hiddentrackblog.com), both on his own and as a member of the editorial collective Three Grown Men. His writing has also appeared on Relix.com and Jambands.com, but most of it can be found on the floor of his apartment or stashed away in files on his computer. Jonathan recently earned his Graduate Certificate in Creative Writing from the University of Denver, and does his best to be an active member of the music and writing community in the Denver/Boulder area. He is the Director of Operations at the Boulder-based company Eco Vessel, and is the co-founder of the music-related website NoiseReport.net, and the beer-related blog beermadeclear.com, both currently in production.
Friday, June 15 2012
With the release of All The Years Combine, the Grateful Dead prove their historical importance once again - this time through the magical art of video.
Thursday, November 3 2011
With the 20th anniversaries of Pearl Jam & Nirvana dominating the headlines, it's easy to forget that in terms of feel-good pop-rock, one of the most defining albums of the era came out right around the same time. The Spin Doctors sit down and talk to PopMatters all about it ...
Tuesday, August 9 2011
They've been called Southern-fried stoner rock, they've destroyed SXSW, and with their fourth full-length (and a new guitarist to boot), it seems like White Denim are finally ready to break through, and talk to PopMatters all about it ...
Monday, July 16 2012
Despite some early sound problems, Wilco rocked.
Tuesday, July 10 2012
Hart is no slouch on the drums -- or as a musician -- but he could use a little more help in the songwriting department.
Monday, July 2 2012
Her latest release highlights both her quirkiness and adept nature to do what she does best: make beautiful music.
Friday, June 15 2012
Though it wasn’t the first Red Rocks show of the summer for everybody, it was certainly a great way to kick it off for most – a bill featuring both Feist and Bon Iver in a single night at one of the most beautiful venues in the country.
Monday, June 11 2012
The guitarist's second solo album is, not surprisingly, exactly what you'd expect. And exactly what you asked for.
Monday, February 27 2012
Though attendance was low, enthusiasm was not.