About Matthew Moyer

Archivist of the Underground | Music Matters, November 1, 2015


V. Vale talks with LJ about his nearly two score years of independent publishing experience

Music in the Library Is Classic! | Music Matters


Ed Lein of Florida’s Jacksonville Public Library system has been putting on classical concerts in the branches since the late 1980s, with his Music @ Main series really taking off over the last decade.

Appreciating Ambient | Music Matters


Ambient is music (or, more accurately, harmonic sound) without any vocals, lyrics, beats, grooves, song structure, or linear movement.

Music Matters: Cornell’s Hip-Hop Collection

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A look at the Cornell University Hip-hop Collection.

Music for the Masses: Music Advisory | June 1, 2013

The latest “Music for the Masses” column from the June 1 issue.

Forget Me Not: Rozz Williams | Music for the Masses: May 1, 2013


Columnist Matthew Moyer takes a look at the work of the late Rozz Williams, front man for Christian Death, as well as a pivotal figure in the American gothic and dark alternative genres.

Music for the Masses: Music Clubs, Part 2, April 2013


Library music clubs: part 2.

Music for the Masses: Music Clubs, Part 1, March 2013


Librarians who run music discussion groups on how and why they do what they do.

Music Mags Still Worth a Damn | Music for the Masses: February 1, 2013


Matthew Moyer on lesser-known, high-quality music magazines.

Making Noise: Steve Kemple | December 2012 | Music for the Masses


An interview with Steve Kemple of the Public Library of Cincinnati about his experimental music program.