Taylor Coe currently works in academic publishing and spends most of his free time trolling the Internet for music and film reviews, along with digesting unhealthy amounts of television. He has an affinity for Townes Van Zandt and other like-minded Texan singer-songwriters, not to mention a borderline-worrisome obsession with the Scottish band Frightened Rabbit. In the ninth grade, his most-played song of all time may or may not have been “Rich Girl” by Hall & Oates. Years later, he finds this somewhat embarrassing - which is not unlike his feelings for lots of other things about ninth grade.
Sunday, September 23 2012
The authenticity trap: How did folk music end up in such a paradoxical place?
Wednesday, December 11 2013
For what it's worth, this is the greatest homage to late '70s horror movie music ever recorded.
Tuesday, December 10 2013
Dabbs strikes at the same staid, steady musical vein that he's been mining for several years now.
Monday, December 9 2013
Patrick Park gives us little that we haven't already heard before.
Thursday, December 5 2013
Gender differences aside, Simon & Garfunkel comparisons are in order.
Wednesday, December 4 2013
Revisiting their newly found brand of folksy, space rock cooked up by the band on Tales from the Terra Firma, it’s anybody’s guess why these tracks were excluded from the final cut.