Monday, April 15 2013
British singer-songwriter's sophomore release is a highly memorable account of heartbreak and (maybe) healing.
Thursday, June 17 2010
Daniel Johnston has decided to dust off some of his classic-period material through Beam Me Up!! in an effort to make these songs seem more palatable to a general audience.
Sunday, March 7 2010
We celebrate the life and work of singer-songwriter and Sparklehorse frontman Mark Linkous, who will be remembered as one of the most earnest, distinctive American songwriters of his generation. Truly, he will be missed.
Sunday, October 18 2009
Words and Pictures by Thomas Hauner
Thursday, October 1 2009
Sunday, March 2 2008
An audience member shouts: “We love your pain.” Others concur with hoots and hollers. And herein lies the question that haunts the cult of Daniel Johnston: Why are we here -- for the songs or for the story?
Wednesday, January 10 2007
From solid single issues to amazingly complete film and television compilations, the works highlighted here argue for DVD's continued importance.
Monday, September 25 2006
Johnston, with his outsized continuously overflowing personality, coupled with the sheer mass of his output, seems to exert a strong gravitational pull, luring everything into his own orbit, making it his own.
Wednesday, May 3 2006
Daniel Johnston's extensive self-documentation is sometimes eerie, as The Devil and Daniel Johnston has an abundance of material from which to cull its storyline.