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Kristin Gotch

Kristin Gotch is a poet and journalist from Idaho Falls, Idaho.  She currently resides in Williamsburg, Ky, where she is finishing her degree in English literature.  She is a student editor for Still:The Journal and is currently working on a short collection of poetry.


Features

Sunday, May 6 2012

Troublemen: An Interview with Electric Guest

A happenstance acquisition of Danger Mouse's bedroom has lead the Electric Guest to achieve national acclaim, a Danger Mouse-produced album, and a dynamic new sound that people are swooning over. The duo sits down with PopMatters to tell us all about it ...


Reviews

Monday, October 1 2012

Nouela: Chants

What seems simple and painfully austere on the first listen becomes bitterly emotional by the third or fourth. As long as Johnston continues to provide us with more lonely, yet rousing, sinuous jazz songs, we will be “suckers for her sorrow.”


Thursday, August 23 2012

Gangstagrass: Rappalachia

If you were hoping for Tupac’s edgy poetics blended with Bill Monroe’s “ole-time fiddlin’” and “high lonesome sound”, you will likely be disappointed.


Monday, July 23 2012

Kat Edmonson: Way Down Low

With a refined talent, Kat Edmonson gives listeners dreamy pop melodies mingled in old time jazz tunes as she muses from a ragbag of artists including Joni Mitchell, Doris Day, Rosemary Clooney, Billie Holiday.


Sunday, July 15 2012

Trampled by Turtles: Stars and Satellites

Like the soft, warm flicker of flames in a fireplace, this album will take you in. Laced together with a balanced mix of both steady and fast-paced songs, these songs dress bluegrass up with traces of classic rock, old country, and new folk.


Tuesday, July 10 2012

Avec Avec: Plastic Soul Redux

Plastic Soul Redux is a psychedelic-nerdy hybrid of elevator music, fusing everything from anime voices and painful video game sound effects to groovy synth riffs and choppy bass beats.


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