Christel Loar

Christel Loar is a freelance writer and editor, a part-time music publicist, and a full-time music fan. She is often an overreactor and sometimes an overachiever. When not dodging raindrops or devising escape plans, Christel is usually found down front and slightly left of center stage reveling in a performance by yet another new favorite band. Christel holds a B.S. degree in Magazine Journalism from the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication. She hopes that one day this will mean something. She's a sucker for close harmonies and melodic bass lines, and she would like to meet Brian Wilson (all the Wilsons really, Andrew, Owen, Luke...). Christel currently sleeps in Eugene, Oregon, but she dreams of Austin, Texas.

Listen to the Lorax, He Speaks for the Trees!: Dr. Seuss’s ‘The Lorax’

Something is Not Right in Camelot: ‘Merlin: The Complete Third Season’

Hunter S. Thompson, the Method and the Man: ‘Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone’

The Magnificent ‘Coast’

Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson: Live at the US Festival

The Will of God: ‘The Borgias: The First Season’

Wilco: Speak Into the Rose

The Rise of a Star. The Fall of a Legend: ‘Velvet Goldmine’

A Contradictory Man, A Contradictory Text: ‘Lennon: The Man, the Myth, the Music-A Definitive Life’

These Ain’t No Sesame Street Muppets: ‘Farscape: The Complete Series’

The Hollies: Look Through Any Window 1963 – 1975

‘Cream: Royal Albert Hall’: It’s as Close to the Actual Concert as You Can Get