Elliott Sharp currently works for Red Bull Media House. He lives in Philadelphia.

Twitter: @elliottsharp

His writing has been published by Philadelphia Inquirer, Village Voice, Philadelphia Magazine, Philadelphia City Paper, Metro, Vice’s Noisey, Magnet Magazine, Kindling Quarterly, MTV Hive, The Onion/A.V. Club, The Awl’s Billfold, Tiny Mix Tapes, Flagpole Magazine, WXPN’s The Key, Smack, Cowbell Magazine, Foxy Digitalis, Full-Stop, and Philadelphia Weekly.

He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a bachelor’s degree in political science and philosophy, and from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, with a master’s degree in political theory. While working on a doctoral degree in philosophy at the University of South Carolina, he was a teaching assistant for one year, teaching Introduction to Philosophy and Ethics. That last bit is mentioned in case you want to pay him to teach something.

20 Features
1. High on Fire Concert Review (Philadelphia Inquirer, 08.22.15)
2. Shania Twain Concert Review (Philadelphia Inquirer, 07.25.15)
3. Modern Baseball Almost Missed It All (RedBull.com/music, 08.01.14)
4. Julianna Barwick Concert Review (Philadelphia Inquirer, 02.12.14)
5. 10 Terribly Sad Albums To Hear Before You Die (Village Voice, 02.11.14)
6. The Best Rap Mixtapes of 2013 (RedBull.com/Music, 12.05.13)
7. Two Sketchy Days With Mac DeMarco (RedBull.com/Music, 10.29.13)
8. Here’s What’s Wrong With Made In America (Philadelphia Magazine, 09.12.13)
9. Time Outta Mind: Steve Gunn Finds A Spot To Kill Time, Look Around (Village Voice, 06.12.13)
10. Patrick Swayze: The Lost Tapes (Noisey, 04.11.13)
11. Why Are Philly Punks Pissed Jeans So Happy Right Now? Cover Story (City Paper, 02.07.13)
12. Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s Greatest Con (Full Stop, 12.26.12)
13. Colin Marston’s Black Math (Village Voice, 11.14.12)
14. Swans’ Most Terrifying Song (Village Voice, 10.09.12)
15. Michael Pisaro’s Tombstones Bring Out The Dead (Village Voice, 10.2.12)
16. The Great Hardcore Swindle (Philadelphia City Paper, 08.09.12)
17. I Paid The Bills By Participating In Medical Studies (The Awl’s Billfold, 07.24.12)
18. The Place: Elena’s Soul Showcase Lounge (Philadelphia Weekly, 2.14.12)
19. Record Store Day Is Back: Not Everyone’s Pleased About It (Philadelphia Weekly, 4.13.11)
20. MY FIRST ALBUM REVIEW/ARTICLE EVER PUBLISHED: Nat Baldwin – Most Valuable Player (2009?)

20 Interviews
1. Mobb Deep (RedBull.com/Music, 04.01.14)
2. Black Lips (RedBull.com/Music, 03.19.14)
3. Dirty Projectors (RedBull.com/Music, 07.23.13)
4. Julia Holter (RedBull.com/Music, 07.19.13)
5. DIIV (RedBull.com/Music, 05.30.13)
6. Jeremiah Cymerman (Tiny Mix Tapes, 3.23.13)
7. Endless Boogie (Village Voice, 02.13.13)
8. Ed Bankston of Red Rippers (Village Voice, 02.07.13)
9. Zs (Village Voice, 02.01.13)
10. Lee Ranaldo (The Key, 01.03.13)
11. High on Fire (Village Voice, 11.29.12)
12. Deftones (Village Voice, 10.30.12)
13. Willie Lane (Tiny Mix Tapes, 8.23.12)
14. Grimes (Philadelphia Weekly, 03.21.12)
15. Die Antwoord (Philadelphia Weekly, 02.09.12)
16. Earth (Tiny Mix Tapes, February 2012)
17. Chris Corsano (Tiny Mix Tapes, November 2011)
18. Zs (Tiny Mix Tapes, September 2011)
19. Vijay Iyer (Ars Nova Workshop, March 2011)
20. Thurston Moore (Philadelphia Weekly, December 2010)