Jonathan Cohen is a New York City-based writer who contributes frequently to SPIN Online, Cleveland Scene, Indiecent, Pillowfight, Rockpile and Zum. Before moving to New York, Jonathan served three times as the Arts and Entertainment Editor at the Indiana Daily Student in Bloomington, Indiana and compiled over 200 bylined clips between 1994 and 1998. Before taking a job as a researcher with React magazine, Jonathan worked at the CMJ Music Marathon, Billboard Online, University Wire and Alternative Press magazine. He is Associate Editor of the online music magazine Nude As The News. ~ Jonathan Cohen
Desert Island list, in no particular order:
Dismemberment Plan, "..Is Terrified"
Pearl Jam "No Code" and "Yield"
Directions In Music, self-titled
Laika, "Sounds Of The Satellites"
Keith Jarrett, "The Koln Concert"
Jimi Hendrix, "Band Of Gypsys"
Radiohead, "OK Computer"
The Smiths, "Singles"
Sunny Day Real Estate, "How It Feels To Be Something On"
The Beatles, "Revolver" and "Abbey Road"
My Bloody Valentine, "Loveless"
The Sundays, "Reading, Writing & Arithmetic"
Sonic Youth, "Daydream Nation"
Seam, "The Problem With Me"
Nirvana, "In Utero"
Swervedriver, "Mezcal Head"
Eric B. and Rakim, "Paid In Full"
Steve Reich, "Music For 18 Musicians"