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Jack Meyer

Jack is a writer from Chicago, now based in New York. While his writing spans a broad range of interests, its most consistent focus remains music. His work has appeared in Paste Magazine, The Street, and Columbia University’s longform magazine, The Eye, where he served as an editor.

Jack's Articles

Photo: Andrew Zuckerman
A Start-Up Is Monitoring Space Junk to Enable a More Sustainable Space Economy
8 minute read
Cover of “The Seed Detective” (left). Adam Alexander (right). (Courtesy Chelsea Green Publishing)
“Seed Detective” Adam Alexander Imagines a Better World—Through Rare, Endangered, and Unusual Vegetable Varieties
5 minute read
Courtesy Blue Note Records
An Album of Cover Songs Honors the Legacy of Leonard Cohen
3 minute read
The “Urban Sun” installation at the Solar Biennale, designed by Studio Roosegaarde. (Courtesy the Solar Biennale)
An Energy Summit in the Netherlands Imagines a Solar-Powered Future
3 minute read
The Isle Royale in Lake Superior, one of the sites rendered digitally in “A Species Between Worlds.” (Courtesy Life Calling Initiative)
An Exhibition Ponders Technology’s Grip on Human “Reality”
5 minute read
Courtesy MSCHF
MSCHF Highlights the Absurdities of Modern Consumerism—and Makes Money Doing It
4 minute read
Eat for the Planet podcast logo
A Podcast Covering the Vanguards of the Sustainable Food Movement
3 minute read
Photo: Tom Arber
How a Master Organist is Making the Archaic Instrument Cool Again
8 minute read
David Wallace-Wells. (Photo: Andrew Zuckerman / The Slowdown)
David Wallace-Wells’s New Climate Newsletter Is a Must-Read for Anyone Concerned With Our Future
4 minute read
The custom “Organ²/ASLSP” organ in Halberstadt, Germany. (Photo: Ronald Göttel. Courtesy John Cage Organ Foundation Halberstadt)
In Rural Germany, a Six-Century-Long Performance of a John Cage Organ Composition Is Underway
4 minute read
Nicolás Jaar. (Photo: Stéphanie Janaina)
Nicolás Jaar Launches a Grant Program to Uplift Emerging Electronic Musicians
3 minute read
Courtesy the Metropolitan Museum of Art
On the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s New Podcast, Materials Get the Spotlight
4 minute read
Courtesy Ambient Church
Ambient Church Gives Electronic Music a Surreal, Spiritual Home
6 minute read
(From left) Jules Allen, McArthur Binion, and Henry Threadgill. (Courtesy McArthur Binion)
In Detroit, McArthur Binion and Henry Threadgill Salute Their Decades-Long Friendship Through Song
5 minute read
Crypto Island podcast cover art
PJ Vogt’s Crypto Island Podcast Explores the Wild Wild World of Digital Currency
5 minute read
Installation view of “Weird Sensation Feels Good: The World of A.S.M.R.” at the Design Museum in London. (Photo: Ed Reeve)
Experiencing the Satisfying Sensations of A.S.M.R. in Real Life
4 minute read
Cover art of This Is Critical podcast
Virginia Heffernan’s Sonic Deep Dives Into Pop Culture
4 minute read
A Storm Products bowling ball
These Scented Bowling Balls Help Players Reach Their Flow States
5 minute read
Samora Pinderhughes. (Photo: Ray Neutron)
Stories of Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated People, Reflected in a Soul-Stirring Album
4 minute read