Mike Opal

Mike Opal has a B.A. in English from Pomona College, which explains a lot about him. He currently writes from South Carolina. Find and, at will, contact this desultory post-grad on twitter, @mike_opal.

Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 10 Articles

Robert Christgau Falls From Grace in 'Going into the City' | 8 Apr 2015 // 9:30 PM

We have here the post-apocalyptic wanderer, able to go anywhere because there’s nowhere he belongs.


U.S. Girls: Half Free | 28 Sep 2015 // 9:30 PM

On her 4AD debut, a Toronto artist produces a damaged pop nightmare and one of the best albums of the year.

Darwin Deez: Double Down | 20 Sep 2015 // 9:15 PM

For his third release, a pretender to Prince's throne trips over his own nastiness.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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