Monday, October 21 2013
At nearly 80 minutes, McCombs' latest is huge. But it's not a concept album, or even a consistent one. This is the sound of throwing things at the wall and having them all stick.
Sunday, December 11 2011
On his second LP of 2011, McCombs adds to the year's growing list of great, unorthodox takes on the heartland rock formula.
Sunday, May 1 2011
The hushed repetition of these songs seems to be out of necessity, as if they're just pressing on, trying to stay on their feet by constantly returning to familiar sounds.
Sunday, August 9 2009
Cass McCombs' fourth full-length has its flaws -- and is better of for them.
Tuesday, September 16 2008
Playing in a dark room, with swirling purple lights and a smoke machine, the atmosphere during Cass McCombs’ set was oddly reminiscent of a school dance -- stately, sleepy, and a little awkward.