Friday, February 7 2014
The brilliantly-crafted sixth studio album from the celebrated indie folk troubadour might possibly be the most beautifully candid record he has recorded under the Sun Kil Moon guise or any nom de plume.
Tuesday, February 4 2014
Avant-garde even by Andrew Bird's standards, the meandering, mostly instrumental I Want to See Pulsaski at Night is gorgeous but empty.
Monday, February 3 2014
The takeaway here is that while Bugg's debut album felt genuine, Shangri La feels forced and awkward.
Wednesday, August 28 2013
The most fascinating thing about Carrier is how it finds a confident songwriter flushed with uncertainty.
Sunday, April 28 2013
"I think I'm dying here" is a mission statement for Daughter's slowly decaying debut album.
Thursday, May 12 2011
Monday, May 2 2011
Bill Callahan makes a record best experienced in the desert sun, worn leather boots on your feet and a lump in your throat.
Thursday, March 4 2010
Jeff Mangum, Yo La Tengo, Will Oldham, Stephin Merritt, the Mountain Goats, the late Jay Reatard, and dozens more pay tribute to one of the best songwriters no one has ever heard of -- and what a joy it is to listen to.
Thursday, April 16 2009
As if in an attempt to gain the attributes of the album’s namesake bird, the songs on Eagle feel like they’re rising on thermals, shifting and soaring effortlessly where the wind takes them. And occasionally they dive right for your throat.
Tuesday, October 14 2008
Anyone that’s ever stepped foot in Nashville, Tennessee knows the Ryman Auditorium is a place of myth, magic, and miracles.