Click on each publication’s title for a sampling of clips from each, or find a full list of all published writing below. A complete archive of posts for Nordic Spotlight (managing editor) is also available here.

Official artist bios, album one-sheets, and professional bios

Starberry “Floaties” artist bio (May 2019)

Caroline Shadood professional bio (February 2019)

TEEN ‘Good Fruit’ artist bio and one-sheet (November 2018)

Game Genie Sokolov ‘Insert Disk 02’ artist bio (November 2018)

FLOOD Magazine

“The Best Songs of 2019” (Clairo blurb) (December 2019)

“The Best Albums of 2019” (SASAMI, FKA twigs blurbs) (December 2019)

With Three Reissues, Deerhoof Is Challenging Their Own Critical Narratives” (November 2019)

Shepard Fairey Is Here To Stay” (November 2019)

House of Vans Mastered the Free Show” (October 2019)

Omni Is as Retro as Ever in Their “Courtesy Call” Video” (October 2019)

For New Deal 1990, Andy Howell Gets A Little Help From His Friends” (September 2019)

On ‘The Practice of Love,’ Jenny Hval Reaches Out” (September 2019)

The WORLDZ Interview: Red Light EVP and New Era Managing Partner Matt Ringel” (September 2019)

The WORLDZ Interview: Bandsintown CEO and Co-Founder Fabrice Sergent” (August 2019)

Blanck Mass Doesn’t Want To Sell You Anything” (August 2019)

With “Dolphine,” Mega Bog Uses the Surreal to Reflect On Death” (June 2019)

Weyes Blood Isn’t Afraid of Climate Change” (June 2019, print and online)

“The Best Albums of 2019 (So Far)” (Cate Le Bon, SASAMI, Stella Donnelly, Weyes Blood blurbs) (June 2019)

Cate Le Bon Finds Reward in Isolation (And Woodworking)” (May 2019, online; June 2019, abridged version in digital Passion Issue #2, pages 6-7)

Pile Goes Full-Time” (May 2019)

SASAMI Is a New Artist, But You’ve Heard Her Before” (March 2019)

Cherry Glazerr’s Clementine Creevy Is Always Learning” (February 2019)

Elena Tonra, Alone but Not Lonely” (November 2018)

Kero Kero Bonito Are Doing Whatever They Want” (October 2018)

Nothing Can Crack Forth Wanderers” (April 2018)

Breaking: Kelly Lee Owens” (April 2017)

PREMIERE: Vanbot Traverses ‘Siberia’ Via Ambient Electronica On Her Third LP” (April 2017)

Breaking: Mozart’s Sister” (February 2017)

MTV News

How Laetitia Tamko Found ‘Vagabon’ in Herself” (October 2019)

The A.V. Club

Lido Pimienta: “No Pude” (for The A.V. Club’s weekly A-Sides feature) (December 2019)

HAAi: ‘Systems Up, Windows Down’ (for The A.V. Club’s weekly A-Sides feature)” (November 2019)

“The 50 best albums of the 2010s” (Weyes Blood, Courtney Barnett, and FKA twigs blurbs) (November 2019)

Moor Mother: ‘Analog Fluids of Sonic Black Holes’ (for The A.V. Club’s weekly A-Sides feature)” (November 2019)

Carla dal Forno: ‘Look Up Sharp’ (for The A.V. Club’s weekly A-Sides feature)” (October 2019)

Shura: ‘forevher’ (for The A.V. Club’s weekly A-Sides feature)” (August 2019)

Marika Hackman: ‘Any Human Friend’ (for The A.V. Club’s weekly A-Sides feature)” (August 2019)

Angel Olsen: “All Mirrors” (for The A.V. Club’s weekly A-Sides feature)” (August 2019)

“The best music of 2019 so far” (Jamila Woods blurb) (June 2019)

black midi: ‘Schlagenheim’ (for The A.V. Club’s weekly A-Sides feature)” (June 2019)

Crumb: ‘Jinx’ (for The A.V. Club’s weekly A-Sides feature)” (June 2019)

Jai Paul: “He” (for The A.V. Club’s weekly A-Sides feature)” (June 2019)

FKA twigs: “Cellophane” (for The A.V. Club’s weekly A-Sides feature)” (April 2019)

Priests: ‘The Seduction of Kansas’ (for The A.V. Club’s weekly A-Sides feature)” (April 2019)

Nilüfer Yanya: ‘Miss Universe’ (for The A.V. Club’s weekly A-Sides feature)” (March 2019)

Boy Harsher: ‘Careful’ (for The A.V. Club’s weekly A-Sides feature)” (February 2019)

Sneaks: ‘Highway Hypnosis’ (for The A.V. Club’s weekly A-Sides feature)” (January 2019)

Georgia Anne Muldrow: ‘Overload’ (for The A.V. Club’s weekly A-Sides feature)” (October 2018)

Paste Magazine

“The 23 Best Music Videos of 2019” (Charli XCX/Christine and the Queens, Stella Donnelly blurbs) (December 2019)

No Album Left Behind: KAINA’s Next to The Sun” (December 2019)

“The 50 Best Songs of 2019” (Cate Le Bon, Solange, FKA twigs blurbs) (December 2019)

“The 25 Best Music Videos of the 2010s” (FKA twigs “Two Weeks” blurb) (November 2019)

“The 20 Best Live Acts of the 2010s” (St. Vincent blurb) (November 2019)

On MAGDALENE, FKA twigs Comes Down to Earth” (November 2019)

Kate Davis Makes Clever Rock Music for Millennials” (November 2019)

“The 30 Best Pop Albums of the 2010s” (Empress Of ‘Me’ blurb) (November 2019)

The Cate Le Bon and Bradford Cox Collaborative EP Is Unpredictable” (November 2019)

“The 30 Best Cover Songs of the 2010s” (Chromatics “Into the Black” blurb) (October 2019)

“The 100 Best Songs of the 2010s” (Thao and the Get Down Stay Down, Sky Ferreira, SZA blurbs) (October 2019)

Common Holly’s Devilish Sophomore Album Is a Playground of Trauma” (October 2019)

The 15 Best Angel Olsen Songs: “High & Wild,” “Lights Out,” “Heart Shaped Face,” “Lark”” (October 2019)

Angel Olsen’s Unparalleled All Mirrors is a Missive Against Destructive People” (October 2019)

Brittany Howard’s Remarkable Solo Debut Erases Genre” (September 2019)

Charli Is Next Level” (September 2019)

On Means to Me, Long Beard Sounds Newly Pristine” (September 2019)

(Sandy) Alex G’s House of Sugar Is Suspended in Time” (September 2019)

At the Party With My Brown Friends is Black Belt Eagle Scout’s Ode to Friendships” (August 2019)

Kllo: Backwater Review” (October 2017)

St. Vincent: MASSEDUCTION Review” (October 2017)

Omni: Multi-task Review” (September 2017)

The Districts: Popular Manipulations Review” (August 2017)

This Is The Kit: Moonshine Freeze Review” (July 2017)

Lapalux: Ruinism Review” (June 2017)

Sóley: Endless Summer Review” (May 2017)

Michelle Branch: Hopeless Romantic Review” (April 2017)

10 Great Bands with All-Caps, No-Vowel Names“ (May 2016)

Bandcamp Daily

On “What Would the Odd Do?” Guerilla Toss Bid Farewell to Addiction” (October 2019)

Julia Jacklin’s Latest LP Tackles Growth, Love, and Wanting to Be Alone” (February 2019)

Hidden Gems: Shh…Diam!, “Eat Your Local Fruits”” (February 2019)

Chicago’s Futurehood Elevates Queer and Trans Artists of Color” (November 2018)

On the Blissful Pop of “Perfect Shapes,” Madeline Kenney Breaks Free of Her Past” (October 2018)

Album of the Day: BODEGA, ‘Endless Scroll’” (July 2018)

Album of the Day: Beach House, ‘7’” (May 2018)

Billboard

How Sounds Australia Is Paving Global Paths for Australian Artists” (June 2019)

Prism.fm

How to Play Music on Your Venue’s PA (Without Getting Sued)” (November 2019)

An Overview of Ticket Resale Then, Now, and Soon” (November 2019)

Prioritizing Accessibility: Giving Everyone the Best Seat in the House” (October 2019)

How to Involve Radio in Your Promotional Strategy” (September 2019)

Under the Radar Magazine

St. Vincent – Reflecting on the 10th Anniversary of ‘Actor’” (May 2019)

Boygenius: A Triangle of Trust” (Issue 65 Cover Story, March 2019)

Sharon Van Etten and Nilüfer Yanya at Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA, February 7, 2019” (February 2019)

The Good Place Season 3, Episode 13 (“Pandemonium”)” (January 2019)

The Good Place Season 3, Episode 12 (“Chidi Sees The Time-Knife”)” (January 2019)

The Good Place Season 3, Episode 11 (“The Book of Dougs”)” (January 2019)

“Under the Radar’s Top 100 Albums of 2018” (Mitski, U.S. Girls blurbs) (December 2018)

Flasher and Public Practice at St. Vitus Bar, Brooklyn, NY, December 7, 2018” (December 2018)

The Good Place Season 3, Episode 10 (“Janet(s)”)” (December 2018)

(Sandy) Alex G and Half Waif at First Unitarian Church, Philadelphia, PA, November 16, 2018” (December 2018)

The Good Place Season 3, Episode 9 (“Don’t Let the Good Life Pass You By”)” (November 2018)

The Good Place Season 3, Episode 8 (“The Worst Possible Use of Free Will”)” (November 2018)

Mitski at Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA, October 19, 2018” (November 2018)

The Good Place Season 3, Episode 7 (“A Fractured Inheritance”)” (November 2018)

The Good Place Season 3, Episode 6 (“The Ballad of Donkey Doug”)” (October 2018)

The Good Place Season 3, Episode 5 (“Jeremy Bearimy”)” (October 2018)

The Good Place Season 4, Episode 4 (“The Snowplow”)” (October 2018)

Alvvays, Snail Mail, and Hatchie at Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA, September 29, 2018” (October 2018)

The Good Place Season 3, Episode 3 (“The Brainy Bunch”)” (October 2018)

The Good Place Season 3, Episodes 1 and 2 (“Everything Is Bonzer!”)” (September 2018)

Marissa Nadler: For My Crimes” (September 2018)

Black Belt Eagle Scout: Mother of My Children” (September 2018)

serpentwithfeet: Tracing Roots” (August 2018, print; November 2018, online)

Hatchie: Patience and Love” (August 2018, print; November 2018, online)

Tirzah: Devotion” (August 2018)

Campdogzz: In Rounds” (August 2018, print and online)

Jay Som at Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY on July 28, 2018” (July 2018)

Hana Vu: How Many Times Have You Driven By EP” (July 2018, print and online)

SOPHIE at Ladyland in Brooklyn, NY on June 22, 2018” (July 2018)

Moses Sumney at Public Arts in New York, NY on June 3, 2018” (June 2018)

Unknown Mortal Orchestra at Brooklyn Steel on April 25, 2018” (May 2018)

Middle Kids: Lost Friends” (May 2018, print and online)

U.S. Girls on ‘In a Poem Unlimited’: Smashing the Patriarchy, Together” (April 2018, website and digital magazine)

Hop Along on ‘Bark Your Head Off, Dog’: Restraint Abounds” (April 2018)

Loma on Their Self-Titled Debut Album: Journeys Through Nature“ (April 2018, website and digital magazine)

Soccer Mommy: Clean” (March 2018, print and online)

El Perro Del Mar: We Are History” (February 2018, print and online)

Lionlimb: Tape Recorder” (February 2018)

Vinyl Me, Please

The 10 Best Brainfeeder Albums To Own On Vinyl” (November 2018)

The 10 Best Björk Albums To Own On Vinyl” (August 2018)

INTO

Sir Babygirl Is a Gender Non-Conforming Pop Music Icon” (November 2018)

FACT Magazine

Channel Tres’ blend of G-Funk and minimal house is the rap risk we’ve been waiting for” (August 2018)

Lotic on tearing gender apart to make Power, their best music yet” (July 2018)

DIY Magazine

Album Review: Lucy Dacus – Historian” (March 2018)

Album Review: The Soft Moon – Criminal” (February 2018)

Magnetic Magazine

“Interview: Daniel Avery on Why He Couldn’t Repeat ‘Drone Logic’ and Art as a Self-Care, A Grand Uniter”(April 2018)

Echo Echo Wine Blog

Album Review: Cross Record’s Third Album Is A Morbid Trove Of Experiments” (August 2019)

ThrdCoast

REVIEW: Ava Luna – Moon 2” (September 2018)

VIDEO PREMIERE: Why Bonnie – Stereo” (August 2018)

AdHoc

On Lavender, Half Waif Is Done Holding Back” (April 2018)

Throw The Dice and Play Nice

Musicians, platforms, and the power to make a major progression (Guest Post)“ (January 2017)

Post-Trash.com

Saline – “Knee Socks” | Post-Trash Premiere“ (March 2018)

Cloud – “Two Hands Bound” | Post-Trash Premiere“ (February 2018)

Water from Your Eyes – “All a Dance” | Album Review“ (January 2018)

Post-Trash’s Best of 2017 | The Year In Review“ (December 2017)
Wrote about Priests, (Sandy) Alex G, Big Thief, Alvvays, Protomartyr, Zula

Bruiser Queen – “Sugar High” | Post-Trash Exclusive Premiere” (October 2017)

Weaves – “Wide Open” | Album Review” (October 2017)

Zula – “6 Passes” | Album Review” (October 2017)

Shilpa Ray – “Door Girl” | Album Review“ (October 2017)

SALES Talks DIY Publicity, Touring, Ethos, and More | Feature Interview” (September 2017)

Do Pas O – “Join The Fucking Drum Circle” | Album Review“ (August 2017)

Del Sur – “Palm Lines” | Post-Trash Exclusive Premiere“ (August 2017)

Pine Barons – “The Acchin Book” LP | Post-Trash Exclusive Premiere“ (August 2017)

Morus Alba – “Human Resources” | Post-Trash Exclusive Premiere“ (July 2017)

Guerilla Toss – “GT ULTRA” | Album Review“ (June 2017)

Tinkerbelles – “Ashtrays at Graceland | Post-Trash Exclusive Premiere” (June 2017)

Professor Caveman – “Vol. 3” EP | Post-Trash Exclusive Premiere“ (May 2017)

Blessed – “II” | Album Review“ (May 2017)

Tough Boy – “I Know Myself” | Post-Trash Exclusive Premiere“ (April 2017)

Eagle Daddy – “Staircase” | Post-Trash Exclusive Premiere“ (January 2017)

Post-Trash’s Best of 2016 | The Year In Review“ (December 2016)
Wrote about Mal Devisa, Spook the Herd, Weaves, Bueno, Zula, Duchess Says

Forth Wanderers – Slop | Album Review” (November 2016)

Duchess Says – Sciences Nouvelles | Album Review” (October 2016)

Warehouse – Super Low | Album Review” (September 2016)

Angel Olsen – My Woman | Album Review” (September 2016)

Bueno – Illuminate Your Room | Album Review” (August 2016

Mothers – When You Walk A Long Distance You Are Tired (Deluxe Edition) | Album Review” (August 2016)

Deerhoof – The Magic | Album Review” (June 2016)

Weaves – Weaves | Album Review” (June 2016)

Suuns – Hold/Still | Album Review” (May 2016)

Mothers & Palm in Conversation with Each Other | Feature Interview“ (May 2016)

Mothers – When You Walk a Long Distance You Are Tired | Album Review” (Apriil 2016)

Soundigest

What David Longstreth Imagined and What Dirty Projectors Became” (March 2017)

Priests: Mixing the Personal with the Political“ (February 2017)

Front Row Seat to Earth by Weyes Blood“ (December 2016)

Sirens by Nicolas Jaar“ (October 2016)

Masterpiece by Big Thief“ (October 2016)

The Pop Break

Interview: Speedy Ortiz” (August 2016)

Album Review: Spoon, ‘They Want My Soul’” (August 2016)

Way Too Indie

Complete archive here (53 articles, primarily album reviews, published November 2013-April 2015)