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Sunday, April 20 2014

More Beautiful Blues: An Interview with Eels' Mark Oliver Everett

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

Incidental Music: An Interview with Mark Oliver Everett of EELS

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

Hard Luck and Hard Work: An Interview with the Eels' Mark Oliver Everett

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.


Reviews

Tuesday, April 22 2014

Eels: The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett

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: Wonderful, Glorious

Eels engage classic 'Jedi mind-trick' to influence critics with new album title.


Tuesday, August 31 2010

Eels: Tomorrow Morning

Eels offer up their most optimistic record to date, but it hasn't all been doom and gloom before now.


Thursday, January 14 2010

Eels: End Times

If ever you're feeling low, wander into E's brand of broken-hearted blues.


Sunday, May 31 2009

Eels: Hombre Lobo

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.


Blogs

Monday, January 28 2013

EELS - 'Wonderful, Glorious' (full album stream) / "New Alphabet" (video)

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 - "I'm Your Brave Little Soldier" (stream)

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 + Jessica Hoop: 1 October 2010 - Chicago

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

Eels: 26 September 2010 - Washington D.C.

What do the Eels and ZZ Top have in common? More than you might expect...


Friday, November 20 2009

Eels - "Little Bird" (video / MP3)

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


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