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Youko and John: by the Japanese music jo...

Music journalist Yukawa Reiko has been close to Ono Yōko since the mid-1970s. Here, she shares some of her memories of the person behind the famous name. TO INTERVIEW What does Ono Yōko look like as a person? YUKAWA REIKO The first time I saw her on stage was when the Plastic Ono Band performed […]

Maureen Cleave (1934-2021), music journa...

Maureen Cleave was a music journalist who was a confidant of The Beatles, having written about them since their earliest glory days. Beatles and beyond Cleave worked for the London Evening Standard, where she began writing the “Disc Date” column in 1961. She was among the first journalists to write seriously about rock and pop […]

Author and music journalist Marc Myers p...

Myers New Book Available Now Author and music journalist MARC MYERS’ new book, ROCK CONCERT, explores the oral history of the evolution of the rock concert, from 1950 to 1985, and features interviews with ALICE COOPER, STEVE MILLER, BOB WEIR and many others. ‘others. ROCK CONCERT: AN […]

Music journalist Art Tavana steps into t...

Goodbye Guns N ‘Roses: America’s most polarizing crime, beauty, and chaos group Tavana Art ECW April 2021 If there is a hard rock canon, Guns N ‘Roses is one of them. Appetite for destruction (1987) remains the best-selling debut album of all time, featuring talented headbangers, rebellious teens, stoners, classic rock DJs and Guitar Hero […]

Who is Eve Barlow? Facts about the jour...

About Eve Barlow Parents Georges barlow Address Los Angeles, California Job Music journalist Alumni Calderwood Lodge Primary, Scotland, University of Manchester, England, University College London Ethnicity Scottish Jew Great grandfather Gershwin Berelovich Worked for NME (New Musical Express) as associate editor Eve Barlow is a music journalist formerly of NME. But over the years, she […]

American music journalist Gary Graff kne...

Southfield (CW50) – Every major city has a music scene filled with talented upcoming artists and iconic pillars. What makes Detroit’s music scene different and why is it considered to be something special for anyone who is discovering it for the first time? American music journalist Gary Graff first discovered Detroit music in person in […]

John Robb is an English music journalist...

John Robb is an English music journalist and singer of membranes. Robb also writes and performs Stronger than war. He has written several books on music and made media appearances as a music commentator. He writes for newspapers such as The Guardian, The Sunday Times, The Observer and The Independent, several websites, The Big Issue […]

Freelance music journalist speaks out ag...

The Jewish Association HW welcomed freelance music and culture journalist Eve Barlow on Wednesday. Barlow answered students’ questions and discussed his experience with anti-Semitism in the music industry to educate students. Barlow has published reviews and profile articles on Pitchfork, GQ, The Guardian, Tablet magazine and The Los Angeles Times. She previously worked as an […]

Music journalist discovers homosexual lo...

One of the greatest music composers of all time, Frédéric Chopin, was passionately in love with men – although historians previously viewed these relationships as mere friendships. Born in Warsaw in 1810, the composer became one of the greatest musicians of his time. He remains a national hero in Poland – a country strongly divided […]

Zakir Hussain Joins Music Journalist And...

Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain joins music journalist Andrew Gilbert to discuss his pioneering intercultural collaborations. The hour-long Zoom interview will take place live on Wednesday, October 14 at 6 p.m. PDT, and registration is required. Coming from North India’s largest percussion dynasty, Hussain moved from Mumbai to Marin County in the early 1970s. Within weeks, […]

The 2020 Music Book Preview

Are you looking for an excellent music-themed memory, oral history, novel or photography book? Dough has you covered. There are plenty of highly anticipated music books this year, including Tori Amos and Jarvis Cocker’s memoir, a deep dive into Radiohead Child A to celebrate his 20th birthday and a Spike Jonze photo book to match […]

Iconic rock music journalist Nick Tosche...

Nick Tosches, beloved music journalist and biographer, has died at the age of 69. Tosches began writing in the 1960s alongside Lester Bangs and Richard Meltzer. Together, the three rock writers were dubbed “Noise boys” by journalist James Wolcott because of their adventurous writing styles. Rock music journalist and one of the Noise Boys, Nick […]

Chuck Dauphin, esteemed Nashville music ...

Chuck Dauphin, a highly regarded Nashville music journalist, radio personality and 2014 CMA Media Achievement Award recipient, passed away Wednesday evening (September 18). He was 45 years old. A native of Dickson, Tenn., Dauphin (born Charles Frederick Dauphin III) loved country music – and country radio – even when he was young. “I was browsing […]

The 2018 Music Book Gift Guide

While on vacation you might want to read something a little lighter than Mueller’s impending investigation of just how bad global warming really is or the rise of fascism across the world, so why not buy one of those great music books from last year? Music books contain some of the best stories on the […]

San Antonio pioneer music journalist Ron...

Music journalist and singer-songwriter Ron Young spent his final days at the hospice surrounded by family and friends and cradled by the local musicians he cherished. Young died Thursday morning of cancer. He was 67 years old. A musical columnist for the San Antonio Light and former contributor to the San Antonio Express-News, Young once […]

Marc Spitz, veteran music journalist and...

Marc Spitz, music journalist, playwright and author, has died at the age of 47. Rolling stone confirmed the author’s death, although a cause was not immediately available. Spitz wrote for publications including Twirl, the New York Times, Vanity Show and Rolling stone and has been the author of several music books including that of 2001 […]

Pioneering local music journalist has di...

Pioneering local music journalist has died aged 64 Pioneer music critic Paul Williams died at his home in Encinitas on Thursday. KPBS cultural reporter Angela Carone said Williams was the founder of an influential music magazine called Crawdaddy !. Pioneer music critic Paul Williams, whose music magazine laid the foundation for publications like Rolling Stone, […]