Greg Matherly

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Greg Matherly earned his BA in English and Philosophy at Middle Tennessee State University. He has been a music reviewer for Jersey Beat Magazine since 1992 and authors an experimental music column entitled…
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Greg Matherly earned his BA in English and Philosophy at Middle Tennessee State University. He has been a music reviewer for Jersey Beat Magazine since 1992 and authors an experimental music column entitled "Deconstruction." Greg has done freelance journalism for various publications in music, culture, and literature. He has worked with freelance presses and currently concentrates on fiction writing. His interests and activities include performance art, spoken word, Marxist studies, and Social activism. Greg has been performing music of his own for over ten years, and his musical interests include a wide range of styles, including experimental and noise.

Specialties:

Experimental

Non-traditional instrumentation

Noise

Electronic

Industrial

Ambient

Late 60's, early 70's punk

Avante Garde

Modern composers

Experimental Jazz

Desert Island Picks

Tom Waits - Swordfish Trombones

Tom Waits - Big Time

Einstürzende Neubauten - Halber Mensch

Einstürzende Neubauten - Haus der Luege

Iggy and the Stooges - Raw Power

Iggy and the Stooges - Fun House

John Cage - In a Landscape

John Cage - Sonnets for Prepared Piano

Arvo Part - Tabula Rasa

Glen Branca - Symphony #3

Sixteen Horsepower - Low Estate

King Crimson - Discipline

Patti Smith - Easter

The Orb - Orbus Terrarum

Spacemen 3 - The Perfect Prescription

Spacemen 3 - Taking Drugs to Make Music to Take Drugs To

Big Black - Songs About Fucking

Pussy Galore - Groovy Hate Fuck

Big Star - Radio City

David Bowie - Hunky Dory

Alice Cooper - Killers

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Henry's Dream

Can - Ege Bamyasi

Can - Cannibalism I, Cannibalism 2

Chrome - Alien Soundtracks

Rudimentary Peni - Cacophony

Rudimentary Peni - Death Church

Varnaline - Varnaline

Negativland - Escape from Noise

Melvins - Stoner Witch

Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation

Sonic Youth - Sister

Richard Robbins - Via Crucis

Roky Erickson - You're Gonna Miss Me

Butthole Surfers - Hairway to Steven

Butthole Surfers - Psychic, Powerless, Another Man's Sac

Syd Barrett - Barrett

The Coctails - The Early Hi-Ball Years

Brian Eno - Here Come the Warm Jets

Robert Fripp and Brian Eno - No Pussyfooting

The Germs - G.I.

Gun Club - The Las Vegas Story

the Velvet Underground - White Light/White Heat

the Velvet Underground - V.U.

Hüsker Dü - Zen Arcade

Mudhoney - Superfuzz Bigmuff

Nirvana - Bleach

the Rolling Stones - Exile on Main Street

Bob Marley and the Wailers - Kaya

Neil Young - Weld

John Coltrane - Blue Train

Miles Davis - Kind of Blue