Casey Jarman is a freelance music writer, editor, author and occasional DJ based in Portland. He has worked as music editor at Willamette Week and managing editor at the Believer magazine. He’s a cofounder of Portland’s Party Damage Records and the current marketing director at Mississippi Studios. He also writes a column on video game soundtracks for Bandcamp Daily called High Scores. He is into weird jazz, minidiscs, video games, NBA basketball, Portland-based music from the last decade, and sad-sack singer-songwriter junk. Also he wrote a book about death (the eventuality, not the band) called Death.