Eric R. Danton writes about music and pop culture. His work has appeared in for The Wall Street JournalRolling Stone, PitchforkSalon, Paste, FlavorwireMyspace, M Music & Musicians and this blog, which he started in 2009. He has also contributed to “Schools That Rock: The Rolling Stone College Guide,” The Bluegrass Situation and American Songwriter, as well as the bygone publications No Depression, Performing Songwriter and He appears every Wednesday on the Best New Song of the Week segment on WRSI-FM (93.9) in Northampton, Mass., and occasionally on “The Colin McEnroe Show” on WNPR-FM (90.5) in Hartford. He was rock critic at The Hartford Courant from 2002-2012. Email Eric here.

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