Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Dave Brecheisen


Thursday, October 5 2006

Atomic Swindlers: Intergalactic Lesbian Love Songs

Glam rock laced with obscure super hero references and sapphic celebration, anyone? Yes, please. But don't get too hung up on the sci-fi sex trappings. At the radioactive core of Atomic Swindlers is a solid rock band that doesn't require gimmicks.

Sunday, September 10 2006

A Little All Over the Place

Matt Joynt of Anathallo talks about the band's unusual journey to its finest work to date, Floating World.

Monday, September 5 2005

Ponies in the Surf

These powerfully quiet traditionalists perform folk songs with a pan-American touch. It's only a shame that music this delicate and warm doesn't garner more notice.

Tuesday, July 26 2005

Open Optimism: Interview with British Sea Power

British Sea Power guitarist Noble takes us through the in(sides) and out(sides) of recording an album.

Saturday, December 31 1994

Welcome Will

Adam Pierce talks about writing and recording the new Mice Parade album, Bem-Vinda Vontade.


Saturday, June 3 2006

Mary Timony + Tralala

While the Black Cat's backstage is more unfinished basement than concert venue, the right artist can bring the room's aesthetic to life. Of course, not every artist is the one.

Thursday, February 16 2006

Bellini: Small Stones

Small Stones manages to offer more than most records twice its length. It is a beautiful marriage of melody and dissonance.

Tuesday, February 14 2006

Bedsit Poets: Summer that Changed

Sleepy melodies and Dreamy lyrics. If there is an album of lullabies for adults, this may be it

Wednesday, January 11 2006

Star Wars Marathon

A Descent into Imperial madness.

Tuesday, December 6 2005

Statistics: Often Lie

A solid, yet somewhat innocuous outing from Desaparecidos cofounder Denver Dalley.

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