Brian McManus Named New Village Voice Music Editor

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The Village Voice is pleased to announce the hiring of Brian McManus as its new music editor. He begins a week from today.

McManus is a former music editor at Philadelphia Weekly. He has written for Rolling Stone, Spin, SF Weekly, the Chicago Reader and others including the Houston Press, where he had a nightlife column. He is also the author of the book Philadelphia's Best Dive Bars.

A sometimes musician himself, McManus played guitar in Fatal Flying Guilloteens. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and two dogs, a Shih Tzu and French Bulldog.


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16 comments
mark1254
mark1254

Great. Now publicists can be assured of being completely ignored.

keithplocek
keithplocek

@pushermania @villagevoice Yeah, ol' @mcguilloteen is gonna do a fine job.

Kenny
Kenny

What happened to Maura?

michaelmc
michaelmc

@mariatsciarrino Clearly Philadelphia is the new Brooklyn.

JohnAWatterberg
JohnAWatterberg

@villagevoice well then it sounds like Mr. McManus needs to acquaint hisself with @deadstarsmusic ASAP...

ben.worstoff
ben.worstoff

Trust me kids, the lists are going to be great!

jason_ferguson
jason_ferguson

@mariatsciarrino Guessing you've got an opinion?

suziq2opn
suziq2opn

@villagevoice nice, now get his a&& down to where the REAL news is, in case you forgot that would be #s17 #ows#zuccoti park

Pushermania
Pushermania

@keithplocek @villagevoice @mcguilloteen he finna have dat hoe crackin

kp23
kp23

 @ben.worstoff You know what's even cooler than lists? Spending all of your free time impersonating and mocking a music editor online!

EvieN
EvieN

@cortneyharding Haha I don't hate them, I think they're adorable (srsly). Just noticing their recent ubiquity among indie rockers.

mariatsciarrino
mariatsciarrino

@jason_ferguson Not really. I am familiar with the work of both, though.

cortneyharding
cortneyharding

@EvieN oh yeah, no doubt. when i took mine to dog daycare in williamsburg, the owner was said, "oh look, another one."

jason_ferguson
jason_ferguson

@mariatsciarrino Big shoes. And a world of people watching and ready to heap scorn. Not envious.

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