Articles tagged lambchop

William Tyler: Impossible Truth

Shimmering, textured, and glorious. A sublime album from the most creative solo acoustic guitar player around.

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Various Artists: Stroke: Songs for Chris Knox

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.

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Our Noise: The Story of Merge Records, the Indie Label That Got Big and Stayed Small by John Cook

Despite some generous editorializing, Our Noise is as engaging (and human) a music industry tale as you're ever going to read.

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21 Jan 2009 // 8:00 PM

Part 2: Katzenjammer to Xiu Xiu

From Katzenjammer to Xiu Xiu, PopMatters presents our second batch of Slipped Discs, 40 great albums that didn't quite make our year-end list in 2008, but our writers thought belonged there.

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5 Oct 2008 // 10:00 PM

Lambchop: OH (ohio)

This might be the best country record of 2008. Or maybe it's the best soul record of 2008. Or the best folk record. Who knows? Lambchop has never cared much for genres.

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29 Aug 2006 // 11:00 PM

Lambchop: Damaged

Lambchop have long been one of America's greatest bands, and Damaged is their greatest achievement.

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Lambchop: The Decline of Country & Western Civilization Part II: The Woodwind Years

Aside from the occasional clunker, this album of b-sides, rarities, alternate takes, and unreleased tracks shows that Lambchop should be remembered primarily as a fine alt.country community, not some sock the late Shari Lewis wore on her hand.

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Lambchop: Aw Cmon / No You Cmon

It took some guts, but Kurt Wagner’s confidence in his wealth of material has yielded two of Lambchop’s strongest albums to date, and the band has regained the form they showed in the late ‘90s and 2000.

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4 Apr 2002 // 12:00 AM

With the much heralded musical shift from the country-soul amalgam of Nixon, to the sparser, quieter textures of their latest offering Is A Woman, Lambchop

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18 Feb 2002 // 10:03 PM

Lambchop: Is a Woman

It’s a difficult album, despite its warm and friendly feel, and it doesn’t stand a chance in seven hells of yielding anything remotely resembling a hit.

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17 Sep 2001 // 11:03 PM

Lambchop: Tools in the Dryer

A mixed bag? Surely that was the intention all along. You’ve got to love a band that defies easy categorization, if any at all. Now for that eagerly anticipated sixth album!

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7 Feb 2000 // 10:03 PM

Lambchop: Nixon

Nixon is an excellent record and proof that Lambchop is no longer just a talented or interesting band but a good one.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Unearthing the 'Charnel House'

// Moving Pixels

"This week we discuss Owl Creek Games's follow up to Sepulchre, the triptych of tales called The Charnel House Trilogy.

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