WRITING

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

Music essays, reporting & interviews

Anjimile Just Can’t Wait To Be King
NPR Music | September 2020

Vera Lynn, Singer Of Timeless Classics In WWII-Era Britain, Dies At 103
NPR Music | June 2020

Mark Kozelek, Of Sun Kil Moon And Red House Painters, Accused Of Sexual Misconduct
NPR Music | August 2020

Perfume Genius Expands Rock’s Body Language
NPR Music | May 2020

Perfume Genius Announces New Album, Shares First Single ‘Describe’
NPR Music | February 2020

Waxahatchee Announces New Album ‘Saint Cloud,’ Shares First Single ‘Fire’
NPR Music | January 2020

Torres Explains The Fear And Desire Behind Her Most Self-Determined Record Yet
NPR Music | January 2020

Watch This 9-Year-Old Girl Drum Her Heart Out To Nirvana’s ‘In Bloom’
NPR Music | November 2019

Hear ‘Copernicus Crater,’ The First Single From Duster’s First Record In 20 Years
NPR Music | November 2019

How One Of Music’s Biggest Stars Almost Disappeared, And How Her Legacy Was Saved
NPR Music | September 2019

The Motherlode
NPR Music | July 2019

The Old Disappearing-Reappearing Band Trick (Or, How Millennials Rescued Duster’s Music From The Abyss)
NPR Music | March 2019

King Princess And Fiona Apple Collaborate On New Version Of ‘I Know’
NPR Music | January 2019

Women Are The Fabric Of 21st Century Pop
NPR Music | July 2018

Dolly Parton Announces Eight-Part Netflix Series Based On Her Music
NPR Music | June 2018

Trixie Mattel: America’s Next Top Folk-Country Comedy Drag Artist
NPR Music |March 2018

Power In Everything: Priests’ Katie Alice Greer On Making Space For Art
NPR Music | December 2017

U2, Ed Sheeran Cancel St. Louis Concerts After Protests Over Police Acquittal
NPR Music | September 2017

Taylor Swift Can’t Be The Victim And The Villain
NPR Music | August 2017

After A Detour, Land Of Talk’s Elizabeth Powell Finds A New Way Home
NPR Music | July 2017

Eskimeaux Changes Name To Ó Following Criticism From Inuk Singer Tanya Tagaq
NPR Music | April 2017

How’d International Women’s Day Go For Musicians?
NPR Music | March 2017

Interview: Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak
She Shreds Issue #11 | Fall 2016

Bedroom Dream Band: Jay Som Talks About Producing Her New Album By Herself
Bitch Media | October 2016

Introducing: Oshwa
Bandcamp Daily | September 2016

Reviews & shortform

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
NPR Music | January 2020

NPR Music: Best Music of 2019
Jenny Hval, The Practice Of Love | Carly Rae Jepsen, “Too Much”

Girlpool, What Chaos Is Imaginary
NPR Music | January 2019

Robyn, Honey
NPR Music | October 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”

Courtney Barnett, Tell Me How You Really Feel
NPR Music | May 2018

Hop Along, Bark Your Head Off, Dog
NPR Music |April 2018

Soccer Mommy, Clean
NPR Music | February 2018

Palm, Rock Island
NPR Music | February 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 | Fall 2016

Book reviews

Andrea Long Chu, Females
NPR | October 2019

Vivien Goldman, Revenge Of The She-Punks
NPR | May 2019

Tiny Desk concerts, playlists, etc.

Frances Quinlan: Tiny Desk concert
NPR Music | May 2020

Harry Styles: Tiny Desk concert
NPR Music | March 2020

Carly Rae Jepsen: Tiny Desk concert
NPR Music | November 2019

Foxing: Tiny Desk concert
NPR Music | June 2019

5 Tiny Desk Concerts That Will Literally Make You Cry
NPR Music | October 2019

Camp Cope: Tiny Desk concert
NPR Music | August 2018

Broséwave: 21 Songs For Dudes Who Drink Pink
NPR Music | July 2018

Tiny Desk concert: Japanese Breakfast
NPR Music | October 2017

Marissa Lorusso at PRI.org


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