Sunday, April 20 2014
The Eels prime-mover answers questions about the band's new album The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett, which follows the tradition of other tragedy-driven greats in his storied and beautifully sorrowful discography.
Friday, June 17 2011
Parallel universes, profound family tragedies, yelling at cats and releasing three albums in just over a year. EELS take their act out on the road one more time, but not without talking to PopMatters first.
Monday, August 23 2010
The Eels' Mark Oliver Everett (aka "E") discusses his latest LP, Tomorrow Morning, reveals what the Eels and Prince have in common, why he hopes his next book is boring, discusses the dangers of being bearded around police officers.
Tuesday, April 22 2014
Mark Everett admitted that Cautionary Tales was an uncomfortable record to make, but what's most unsettling is how familiar it sounds.
Monday, February 4 2013
Eels engage classic 'Jedi mind-trick' to influence critics with new album title.
Tuesday, August 31 2010
Eels offer up their most optimistic record to date, but it hasn't all been doom and gloom before now.
Thursday, January 14 2010
If ever you're feeling low, wander into E's brand of broken-hearted blues.
Sunday, May 31 2009
There's a temptation to resist this material for what it isn't--namely another set of gorgeous downer dirges that he is so skilled at writing and performing. But Hombre Lobo is perhaps Everett's most consistent "character work" to date.
Monday, January 28 2013
Last week, EELS gave us the stream for "I'm Your Brave Little Soldier", while this week brings the full album stream and a brand new video for "New Alphabet".
Thursday, January 24 2013
EELS' latest album 'Wonderful, Glorious' releases on February 5th and the band has just shared a new bonus track from the record.
Tuesday, October 5 2010
Eels returned to Chicago to play a 90-minute set that was heavy on rock 'n' roll and light on soft vulnerabilities.
Monday, October 4 2010
What do the Eels and ZZ Top have in common? More than you might expect...
Friday, November 20 2009
If there was a checklist for Eels archetypes, "Little Bird", the first track to see the light of day from the band's forthcoming LP End