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Chris Mateer
Attended Ohio University
Lived in Brooklyn, NY
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Check out my new interview with banjo legend Tony Trischka on the making his new album "Great Big World" (out now via Rounder). The album contains a ton of guests artists including Andy Statman, Mike Compton, Ramblin Jack Elliott, members of Punch Brothers, John Goodman, and Aoife O'Donovan among many others. http://www.uprootedmusicrevue.com/2014/03/tony-trischka-shares-his-great-big-world.html
For over 45 years Tony Trischka has been one of the most influential and groundbreaking banjo artists influencing bluegrass and acoustic musicians everywhere. He is a legendary banjo innovator, composer, collaborator, and tea...
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Check out my new interview with Cahalen Morrison & Eli West regarding their new album "I'll Swing My Hammer With Both Hands". 
Although not quite household names (yet!) and often referred to as "musician's musicians", Cahalen Morrison and Eli West have returned with their magnificent, third full length album called I'll Swing My Hammer With Both Hand...
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BIG NEWS!!!: Common Folk Music & Uprooted Music Revue are proud to announce that we have been collaborating with Rock the Cause Inc. 501c3 and a truly incredible lineup of artists on an AMAZING 2LP tribute album to the life & music of Jason Molina (Songs Ohia/ Magnolia Electric Co.). I wish could say more regarding the song selection and artists involved....Sorry! But at least you can enjoy the cover art and mark the March release on your calendar! More info TBA.
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Head over to Uprooted Music Revue to read my new interview with Robbie Fulks on his latest album "Gone Away Backward" (Bloodshot Records). 
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Check out my new interview with guitarist and songwriter Steve Gunn. We discuss his musical history and the making of his excellent new album "Time Off". 
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In an effort to spread the word on artists from the Pacific Northwest, I am kicking off my "NW Spotlight" series with an interview with Jenn & Basho on their latest album "Tarantula Arms". Check it out!
After a year and a halfish of calling Portland, OR my new home, I am now finally connecting with the vibrant music scene here. In an effort to spread the word on some of these exciting artists of the greater Northwest,  I am ...
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Check out my new interview with Doug Paisley regarding his new record "Strong Feelings"
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Check out Uprooted Music Revue's ""Favorite Audio Releases of 2013"
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Check out my new interview with Portland, OR-based guitarist Marisa Anderson. Her new album is out now via Mississippi Records.
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Check out my new interview with archivist Greg Adams on his work compiling "Classic Banjo" for the Smithsonian Folkways label. 
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Education
  • Ohio University
    MFA, Printmaking/ Sculpture, 2000 - 2004
  • Massachusetts College of Art
    BFA, Sculpture, 1994 - 1997
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I teach 2-D & 3-D Art to high school students at a private school, and play the mandolin, banjo and drums. In addition to my own music blog, Uprooted Music Revue, I also am a contributing blogger for No Depression, and have a website for my artwork and arts teaching here.


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Brooklyn, NY