Monday, August 5 2013
Reissue of 2003 effort from reliable singer-songwriter Damien Jurado shows how little time has passed. Bonus materials truly enhance an already ridiculously good record.
Monday, August 1 2011
With production assistance from label mate Richard Swift, this Santa Barbara quintet turns in an exciting debut.
Wednesday, September 1 2010
A deliciously eccentric covers record offered entirely for free via a freshly minted tumblr page, in their own words, "these recordings came about spontaneously, and we wanted to share them in the same manner."
Wednesday, May 26 2010
Saint Bartlett won't change the opinion of anyone who's already had his or her mind made up on Damien Jurado, but for those awaiting a welcome fork in the road, the record more than satisfies. It's arguably the best front-to-back record of his career.
Sunday, October 19 2008
Jurado's idiom is as worn and familiar as a favored old coffee table.
Wednesday, October 18 2006
Everybody leaves, gets left, or worse... within the stories told on this stark, sad, gorgeous album.
Tuesday, April 19 2005
Delivering his most consistent record to date, Damien Jurado bypasses some of the dynamics that have made past songs so incredible.
Thursday, April 24 2003
Disheveled electric guitar strums and circling piano spar like late night drunks with no real fight left in them.