John Grimley

Freelance journalist passionate about music, sports and technology.

Currently freelancing at, I have worked as a weekly columnist, music critic, community reporter and editor/reporter/writer for a radio news program. I've done....



A New Destination For Chess
Really cool people doing cool things


Driven to Discover: What's the Point of Higher Education?
College worth it?
One Thing At A Time May Be Better For Your Mind
I'm multi-tasking right now.


Interview: Eric Earley of Blitzen Trapper Discusses Their New Album, 'American Goldwing'
Talking being homeless
Interview: George Benson Discusses His New Album, 'Guitar Man'
Talking to a jazz legend.


The Oil Slick: What to Make of Jack White's Solo Album?
Is he one of us?
The Oil Slick: When Will Garage Rock Get Its Revival?
Who is the new what?

Business Profiles

A Caffeinated Community
Everyone needs coffee
Hip Gifts for Baby
Great gifts for the choosy ones in life.

Community Clips

Jackson Square Hits All the Right Notes
Music in the park
2010 Holiday Event Guide
Co-written by the talented Vanessa El-Hakeem

Music Reviews

Portugal, The Man - Evil Friends Review
Saturday Looks Good To Me - One Kiss Ends It All Review
Reviler Most Overrated 2010
Most of the others chose albums I liked...
Vivian Girls: Share the Joy Review (Four Takes)
My last Four Take effort

More Clips...

Bizz Buzz
Co-written by the impeccable Gregory J. Scott
Marnie Stern: Marnie Stern Review (Four Takes)
Accessible fuzz rock for the masses!
Interview: Aaron Moreland of Moreland & Arbuckle on Cigar Box Guitars and Their New Album, 'Just...
Nicest person I've met who can shred a guitar.
Sketch Work Makes Great Art
Casual drawings make serious art.
Disappears: Guider Review (Four Takes)
My quarter of a take.
Reviler Best Albums 2010
I manage to not embarrass myself or disclose my terrible music tastes
Interpol: Interpol Review (Four Takes)
Bottom line? Meh.

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