Erik Highter is a writer living and working in Dallas, Texas. He writes for PopMatters and Last Rites, and posts things no one else will put their name on at his website I Am Not Me (highter.wordpress.com). He can also be found sharing witless banter on twitter @EZSnappin.
The Velvet Underground: The Velvet Underground - 45th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition | 25 Nov 2014 // 8:06 PM
Few bands ever had a year like the Velvet Underground did in 1969. Even fewer have a set that documents a year like that as beautifully as this one.
Music Blues: Things Haven't Gone Well | 1 Sep 2014 // 8:04 PM
There is a dark, dark humor that bubbles up on occasion, but its dry wit can't keep the record from being a depressing listen.