2013 Writing

What We Learned at Depeche Mode’s Delta Machine Listening Party

2012 Writing

On Zola Jesus, Thirlwelled

On Nicki Minaj recorded

On “indie classical”

On Lady Jaye, filmed

On Julia Holter debuted

On Magnetic Fields recorded

On Frank Tovey remembered

On Skrillex live

On Sharon Van Etten live

2011 Writing

From Patti, with Love, Capital NY (Dec. 2011)

Keep Kate Bush Weird! (Nov. 2011)

Run The World: A Global View of Women’s Place at the Top of the Pops Flaunt (fall 2011)


The Back Catalog

This page serves as my archive for music journalism, criticism, columns, essays, and other writing published either on-line or in print. If there is a piece listed that has no link or a broken link and you would like to read the article, please email me for a text or pdf copy.

Lists of Raves, Pazz and jop, and Jackin Pop Ballots

Idolator Pop Critics Poll (aka Jackin Pop) 2007

Jackin Pop 2006
Pazz & Jop 2005
Pazz & Jop 2004

Writing Archive


Flaunt, summer 2010 “Tramp to the Beat: A Discovery of the Czech Republic’s Americana”

July 2008

Babe, Terror “nasa goodbye” for Paper Thin Walls

Nico Muhly Mothertongue for LA Weekly

June 2008

Abe Vigoda “Bear Hands” for Paper Thin Walls

May 2008

Nine Inch Nails, Radiohead, Free Music and Creative Competition for LA Weekly

No Fun Fest for Pitchfork Media

April 2008

Boris, HEALTH, and Wighnomy Brothers for LA Weekly

February 2008

Growing “Lateral” for Paper Thin Walls

January 2008

Tom Petty’s LA for LA Weekly

“In The Mix” for Idolator’s Pop Critics Poll

Tuxedomoon “Big Olive” at Paper Thin Walls