Comet Gain
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 5 Articles

Cassette Fever in the Age of Bandcamp
21 Apr 2014 // 9:30 PM

The cassette tape is a miniature monument to a lost age of music; a small casket in which to hide memories and last hopes.


Comet Gain: Paperback Ghosts
2 Nov 2014 // 9:01 PM

As melodic, jangly and occasionally crunchy as this is, there’s a persistent sense of the fading glow of daytime, the feeling that life is slipping away.

Comet Gain: Howl of the Lonely Crowd
14 Jun 2011 // 5:00 PM

Musically, Comet Gain has been deft at creating perfect distorted pop trifles, but lyrics are another matter. Other indie-pop and post-punk bands, as well as smart films and books, are name-checked for no real reason other than to imply coolness.

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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