Other Work

A brief overview of some of my music-related articles and other places you may find me:

A.V. Club Chicago:

Paddling Ghost: Last-minute Halloween costume’s inspired by Dan Deacon’s tour:

The secret optimism of the depressing Eyedea and Abilities:

Rapper Juiceboxxx battles the world:

The Boston Phoenix:

Sunny Day Real Estate reunion:


Brand New – Daisy review:


Scrunk Happens:


Bostonist Gets Warped

Japandroids at Great Scott

Cymbals Eat Guitars at Great Scott

Team Robespierre at the Middle East Upstairs

Interview: The Antlers

Super Secret Summer Surprise with Dan Deacon at the ICA

Joe Lally and Glorytellers at the Middle East

Gogol Bordello at House of Blues

TV On The Radio at House of Blues

Split/Signal at The Center for Arts at the Armory

Peelander-Z at the Middle East

Dan Deacon at the Middle East

Vivian Girls at the Middle East

Mike Watt and the Missingmen at TT’s

Interview with Stephen Brodsky – Cave In Ends Hiatus

Enter Shikari at Harper’s Ferry

Harlem Shakes at MIT

Lucero at Paradise

Parts & Labor at Oxfam Cafe Review/Interview

Dr. Dog at Paradise

Ponytail Interview/Preview

Friendly Fires at Paradise

Nettle at Slosberg Music Center

Dropkick Murphys at House of Blues

Chuck D’s Harvard Rap

U.S. Girls and AIDS Wolf

Review/Interview: Pattern Is Movement, Maps & Atlases

A Tale of Two House Shows

Bostonist Interviews P.O.S.

Perfect Lines:

I run my own little music blog called Perfect Lines. Check it out here.

Rock Sound Magazine:

March 2009, Issue 120:


June 2007, Issue 97:




I’ve been a music and culture blogger at True/Slant since October 2009. You can check out my blog, Ex-Spectator, at True/Slant.

The Washington City Paper:

One Track Mind: Imperial China:

Past Work:

So many publications, so little time: this is just a small sampling of the many articles I wrote for half a dozen student-run university publications (The Justice, The Hoot, The Blowfish, Lies and the Louis Lunatic. Ok, so one short of a half dozen):

The one where I expressed shock at the fiscal irresponsibility of putting on a State Radio concert

The one where I listed my top ten albums of 2007

The one about Radiohead’s In Rainbows

The one where I listed my top ten albums of 2006

The one where I compared Girl Talk to the Hulk after hosting a show of his

The one where I had a pizza party with Oh No! Oh My! and then hosted their concert

The one about TV On The Radio’s Return To Cookie Mountain

The one about OAR that upset the group that brought said band to campus

The one about Say Anything’s …Is/Was A Real Boy

The one where I listed my top ten albums of 2005

The one where I interviewed drummer Jason Finn from Presidents of the United States of America

The one about Pedro The Lion’s set at the Middle East

The one about Ted Leo’s Shake The Sheets