Writing

(You can find a full list of my clips for NPR here.)

Selected music essays & interviews

Yoko Ono’s ‘Plastic Ono Band’ Made Me Rethink What It Means To Be An Expert | 2021
Rewind, Be Kind: On ‘Home Video,’ Lucy Dacus Writes Her Own Rules For Friendship | 2021
On ‘Ignorance,’ The Weather Station Compels You To Care | 2021
Anjimile Just Can’t Wait To Be King | 2020
Perfume Genius Expands Rock’s Body Language | 2020
Torres Explains The Fear And Desire Behind Her Most Self-Determined Record Yet | 2020
How One Of Music’s Biggest Stars Almost Disappeared, And How Her Legacy Was Saved | 2019
The Motherlode | 2019
The Old Disappearing-Reappearing Band Trick (Or, How Millennials Rescued Duster’s Music From The Abyss) | 2019
Women Are The Fabric Of 21st Century Pop | 2018
Trixie Mattel: America’s Next Top Folk-Country Comedy Drag Artist | 2018
Power In Everything: Priests’ Katie Alice Greer On Making Space For Art | 2017
Taylor Swift Can’t Be The Victim And The Villain | 2017
After A Detour, Land Of Talk’s Elizabeth Powell Finds A New Way Home | 2017
Eskimeaux Changes Name To Ó Following Criticism From Inuk Singer Tanya Tagaq | 2017
Interview: Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak | 2016
Bedroom Dream Band: Jay Som Talks About Producing Her New Album By Herself | 2016


Selected reviews & shortform

NPR Music’s #NowPlaying: Camp Cope, “Blue” |Anjimile, “Stranger” |Land Of Talk, “Moment Feed” |Mitski, “Working For The Knife”|NoSo, “Suburbia” | Big Thief, “Little Things” | Ada Lea, “Damn” | Soccer Mommy, “rom com 2004”
NPR Music: Best Music Of 2020: Bartees Strange, Live Forever | Hayley Williams, “Simmer” | Fiona Apple, “I Want You To Love Me” | Perfume Genius, “On The Floor” | Adrianne Lenker, “Anything”
Frances Quinlan, Likewise | 2020
NPR Music: Best Music of 2019: Jenny Hval, The Practice Of Love | Carly Rae Jepsen, “Too Much”
Girlpool, What Chaos Is Imaginary | 2019
Robyn, Honey | 2018
NPR Music: Best Music of 2018: The HIRS Collective, Friends. Lovers. Favorites. | Hop Along, Bark Your Head Off, Dog | Hayley Kiyoko, “Curious” | Erin Rae, “Bad Mind” | Soccer Mommy. “Your Dog”
Review: Courtney Barnett, Tell Me How You Really Feel | 2018
Review: Hop Along, Bark Your Head Off, Dog | 2018
Review: Soccer Mommy, Clean | 2018
Review: Palm, Rock Island | 2018
NPR Music: Best Music Of 2017:Priests, Nothing Feels Natural | Perfume Genius, No Shape | HIRS, “Trans Woman Dies Of Old Age” | Japanese Breakfast, “Road Head” | Big Thief, “Mary”
Mitski, Puberty 2 (Bitch Magazine # 72) | 2016


Book reviews

Andrea Long Chu, Females | 2019
Vivien Goldman, Revenge Of The She-Punks | 2019


Tiny Desk concerts & playlists

Sipping And Sprinting: 24 Songs For Your Roséwave Fun Run | 2021
Joseph Keckler: Tiny Desk (home) concert | 2021
Roséwave: Back 2 Basic | 2021
Deep Sea Diver: Tiny Desk (home) concert | 2021
Palberta: Tiny Desk (home) concert | 2021
Frances Quinlan: Tiny Desk concert | 2020
Harry Styles: Tiny Desk concert | 2020
Carly Rae Jepsen: Tiny Desk concert | 2019
Foxing: Tiny Desk concert | 2019
5 Tiny Desk Concerts That Will Literally Make You Cry | 2019
Camp Cope: Tiny Desk concert | 2018
Broséwave: 21 Songs For Dudes Who Drink Pink | 2018
Tiny Desk concert: Japanese Breakfast | 2017


Zines

boundaries” (Keeper Zines #4)
“DIVULGE” (Keeper Zines #3)
“U G L Y” (Keeper Zines #2)
“GRRRLS IN CARS” (Keeper Zines #1)

I also provided editorial support to Reflections on the Burden of Men in 2017