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Writer Profile: Matthew Forss

Matthew Forss

Music Reviewer, Bio Writer
Genres: World, Folk, Ambient, Downtempo, Electronica, Jazz, Reggae, Zydeco, Bluegrass, Old Time, Comedy, Latin, Blues, Pop, Rock, Fusion, and Dance

Since 2000, Wisconsin-based Matthew Forss has been actively involved in the ‘global’ world music scene as a music journalist for the Edmonton, Canada-based Inside World Music.  Matthew holds an MFA in creative writing from Goddard College-Plainfield, VT. Some of his music and book reviews have been published in SonglinesEthnomusicology, and African Music. He is published with ABC-CLIO, World Trade Press, Oxford University Press, Golson Media, Greenwood Press, and Facts On File. He diligently maintains his ever-growing collection 4,200+ recordings of music from every country in the world, while looking forward to discovering (and reviewing) new music.