Articles tagged vic chesnutt, elf power, & the amorphous strums

The Black Angels: Indigo Meadow

Promisingly, their fourth album boosts aggression, their finest quality, while it tempers the menace of what remain nearly unparalleled presentations of a bold update of venerable '60s sounds on their first albums.

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Wandering Through: An Interview with Elf Power

Starring in surrealist films? Stumbling upon comic-book cover art? These are just some of the questions answered by Elf Power as they continue to celebrate the release of their 10th album.

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“In a Different Place Now”: An Interview with Lucinda Williams

In her first ever interview with PopMatters, Lucinda Williams explains how her latest album, Blessed, was shaped by the dueling forces of love and death.

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15 Nov 2010 // 10:00 PM

20 Questions: Elf Power

Elephant Six collective Elf Power sit down for 20 Questions, shedding light on serious matters, including CGI, salmon jerky, and how best to get rid of Mormons knocking at your door.

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22 Sep 2010 // 10:00 PM

Elf Power: Elf Power

Elf Power carry the psychedelic torch like a beacon of hazed hope, clinging to a genre that is slowly becoming nothing more than a descriptive crutch in most critics' adjective reservoirs.

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29 Mar 2010 // 7:00 AM

The Posthumous Sales Bump

Analyzing the phenomenon of the inevitable spike in album sales and interest of an artist after they die.

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5 Jan 2010 // 7:00 AM

Remembering Vic Chesnutt

The regrettable tendency for audiences when any great artist dies is to hear that person’s music in the past tense. Songs one used to

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31 Dec 2009 // 5:00 AM

There was sad news for indie- and folk-rock followers over the long Christmas weekend: Vic Chesnutt, the plainspoken but poetic singer-songwriter from Athens, Ga., who

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4 Oct 2009 // 9:59 PM

20 Questions: Vic Chesnutt

Chesnutt talks to PopMatters 20 Questions about his upcoming work with Jonathan Richman, taking advice from Michael Stipe, and how his copy of Number One Hits of the Sixties is still the greatest album of all time.

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31 Jul 2009 // 7:00 AM

Vic Chesnutt At the Cut (Constellation) Releasing: 22 September (US) SONG LIST 01 Coward 02 When the Bottom Fell Out 03 Chinaberry Tree 04 Chain 05 We Hovered With Short Wings 06

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Vic Chesnutt, Elf Power, & the Amorphous Strums: Dark Developments

A winningly catchy and bizarre collaboration between Athens Georgia musical heavyweights, sure to appeal to bootblacks, butchers, and aubergine-eyed boys and girls everywhere.

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27 Mar 2008 // 10:01 PM

At Austin’s legendary Waterloo Records, Elf Power treated patrons to a lively in-store performance, with songs from their newest album, In a Cave (Rykodisc).

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24 Mar 2008 // 11:00 PM

Elf Power: In a Cave

In a Cave is the strongest Elf Power record in a while, meshing their old fuzz with their newer, stripped down folk.

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Vic Chesnutt: North Star Deserter

Featuring Thee Silver Mt. Zion Orchestra, Guy Picciotto, and a host of others, Mr. Chesnutt's latest opus is a monument of haunted beauty, splintered fury, gloves off and gorgeous.

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30 Sep 2006 // 4:00 PM

Elf Power

may dream in color, but is their screen slowly turning black?

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21 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Elf Power: Back to the Web

Once-lo-fi band grows up, trades fantasy for folk on often-lovely album.

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	Vic Chesnutt: Ghetto Bells

One of Chesnutt's very best. The nuanced production is akin to Silver Lake, but the songs are 10 times as memorable.

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	Vic Chesnutt: West of Rome

It’s no coincidence that of the 13 Vic Chesnutt songs covered for 1996’s tribute album Sweet Relief II: The Gravity of the Situation, five were

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18 Jul 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Vic Chesnutt: Drunk

Vic Chesnutt’s third album, Drunk, was recorded before his second, West of Rome, was even released. But when Drunk dropped a year later, it

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18 Jul 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Vic Chesnutt: Little

Little was recorded in one day: October 6th, 1988. The session was produced by Michael Stipe at John Keane’s studio in Athens, Georgia. New West’

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