Jordan Blum is an Associate Editor at PopMatters, holds an MFA in Creative Writing, and is the founder/Editor-in-Chief of The Bookends Review, an independent creative arts journal. He specializes in progressive rock/metal and also writes for The Big Takeover, Paste, Progression Magazine, Metal Injection, The Prog Report, PROG, and Classic Rock Society Magazine, among others. Finally, he records his own crazy ideas under the pseudonym Neglected Spoon. When he's not focused on any of that, he teaches English courses at various colleges. Feel free to contact him via email, Facebook, and Twitter.
Gabrielle Papillon continues to be one of today's best singer/songwriters with this title track from her upcoming sixth studio LP.
15 Sep 2017
The Poetry of Pop is a testament to the power, craftsmanship, and worthwhile intent of even the most ostensibly thin tunes.
22 Aug 2017
Running is a disconcerting, moving, and ultimately treasurable novel whose rich, lived-in world and remarkably complex and empathetic protagonists remain alluring from start to finish.
20 Jun 2017
Sound System is ceaselessly fascinating and incredibly well researched, with a narrative voice that’s simultaneously highly educated and humbly inviting.
19 Jun 2017
Although overly padded and repetitious at times, Planetarium is a poignant, adventurous, and highly promising debut.
16 Jun 2017
Sonnder's video for "Along the Way (I've Been Alive)" offers a sweetly humble visual to complement its titular sentiment.
15 Jun 2017
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