Jason Weiss offers an in-depth examination of one of the most important independent jazz and avant-rock record labels. Focusing on insiders’ recollections of the label’s rise and fall, Weiss presents an eye-opening tale of commercial reality colliding with imaginative ideals.
04 Oct 2012
Smith has a quirky voice with a warble that resembles the freak-folk style of Joanna Newsom and Alela Diane. But while there is something Western about those two singers, Smith’s vocals have a Midwestern, plaintive air.
22 Nov 2011
The latest helping of left-field psych-folk from the Brooklyn outfit is one of 2011’s first great albums.
09 Feb 2011
If his latest CD with the cumbersome title of is any indication, Ilya E. Monosov probably says profound things in between bouts of sitting and thinking.
01 Apr 2008
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