Finalist, Writer of the year, 2020 Great plains Journalism Awards 

Featured in Twitter's "The Best Music Writing of 2018, As Chosen By Music Writers"

BBC Places Arcade Fire review among "7 of the most scathing Record reviews of the year [2017]"


Vice / Munchies / Noisey

"How To Eat Your Way Through The Backwoods of the Ozarks"

"Actually, Slicing Bagels like Bread is good"


"I Drank a 15-year-old Can of Nelly's Pimp Juice and Time-Travelled to 2003"

"There's Only One Good Subway Sandwich and It's The VEggie Delite"


"I Signed Up for the Kanye West Dating Site and Swiped Right into a Weird Mystery"



"Sunn O))) On Why Loud Music Can Be Important"

"Tomb Mold's Steve Musgrave on Keeping a Day Job"

"Experimental Composer Kelly Moran on Finding Your Sound"

"How Folk Singer-Songwriter Ian Fisher Found His Audience in Europe"

Sauce Magazine

"How David Stine Furniture Helped Build the St. Louis Restaurant Scene"

"These are The Best Salads in St. Louis Right now"

"STL Hops Homebrewers share Passion, knowledge and Great Beer in St. Louis"

"Ones To Watch 2019: ​Connor James of Coma Coffee"

"5 Small-Batch chocolatiers We Love"


Rolling Stone


"Why Is A Chicago Indie Rocker Covering A Lost Dave Matthews Band LP?"

Tiny Mix Tapes


"In Kanye's Wake: A Journey to the Ends of
the Pop Star"

Review of Arcade Fire: Everything Now

Review of Sleep: The Sciences

Review of Bell Witch: Mirror Reaper

Dinosaur Jr. Concert Review


"The 30 Best Tom Waits Songs"

"Every '80s Metallica Song, Ranked"


Track Review of Visible Cloaks: "Wheel"


Review of London Symphony Orchestra Percussion Ensemble / Steve Reich: Sextet, Clapping Music, Music for Pieces of Wood

Review of Kanye West: The Life of Pablo

Review of Joseph Bertolozzi: Tower Music


The Dowsers

"Why Linkin Park Were So Much More Than A Nu-Metal Band"

Unpacked: Ryan ADams' Prisoner

"New Composites: How Black Metal Reached Beyond Itself"

"The Crushing Piano Ballads of Tom Waits"

Program Notes

The Marriage of Figaro

(New Moon Opera Company, Chicago, IL)

La France Enchantée

(Oakland Civic Orchestra, Oakland, CA)