Jim Carroll
Reviews // 2 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles

'The Petting Zoo': Few Moments of Movement, but Huge Steaming Piles of Exposition
9 Feb 2011 // 3:59 PM

A Renaissance man tries, and fails, to add novel-writing to his list of achievements.

Jim Carroll: Praying Mantis
8 May 2008 // 5:59 PM

The grimy, dirty middle-century New York City of legend made real.


20 Questions: Unicycle Loves You
28 May 2014 // 6:00 AM

Jim Carroll's band Unicycle Loves You changes styles every album, and now are smothering joyous pop hooks in fuzzed-out indie grit. This dynamic fuels ULY's sound, but as this 20 Questions reveals, Carroll is fueled by oh-so-much more.

The Great Big Pop Whatever: An Interview with Unicycle Loves You
10 Apr 2012 // 2:30 AM

When not visiting the Church of Bob Pollard, Unicycle Loves You's Jim Carroll takes pleasure in rewriting the garage-pop rulebook, conquering SXSW, and releasing his band's best album to date. Now, he tells PopMatters all about it.

//Mixed media

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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