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.
Wednesday, October 3 2007
Free of his smog. moniker, Bill Callahan searches for new ground on which to lay his guitar and shaker. The question: can he survive the search, and, if he does, is there any uncharted land left?
Monday, July 23 2007
Callahan ditches the Smog moniker and delivers a surprisingly upbeat collection, though one that in the end feels a little slight.