Ron Hart is currently enjoying his 11th year as a professional music journalist. In addition to PopMatters, he has also written for such publications as CMJ, Billboard.com, SPIN.com, The Village Voice, Gear, Paper, SHOUT NY, Paperthinwalls.com, Blender, Yellow Rat Bastard, Good Times, Paste, and Barnesandnoble.com among others. He is also the editor and publisher of the Interboro Rock Tribune, a free NYC music zine now in its 6th year in print. Please give us traffic on our website at http://www.irtmag.com.
Though disappointed with UK football, English Beat frontman Dave Wakeling is excited about The Complete Beat , a five-disc box set. He chats about that, touring with the Clash, and the prevalence of reggae.
23 Aug 2012
The late '70s/early '80s was a time that saw rock 'n' roll get louder, faster and weirder in the advent of punk and new wave. However, such seismic sea changes on the college and commercial radio charts had little to no effect on the music of the New Hampshire duo of Dan Severance and Gary Cassidy.
15 Aug 2011
A half-decade of collaboration between two of improvisational rock's finest talents finally comes to fruition in the studio with the release of Samurai Blues, the debut album from Guru Guru drummer Mani Neumeier and Acid Mothers Temple guitarist Kawabata Makoto.
25 Jul 2011
The Café Extra-Ordinaire might not be as well-known as the Village Vanguard or Birdland, but in the world of Minneapolis jazz, Bobby Jackson’s storied venue was just as iconic.
18 May 2011
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