Johnny Dowd: A Drunkard's Masterpiece
8 Feb 2009 // 2:00 PM
This is just too negative, too shielded from hope, for its own good. Dowd constructs his characters' collective bitterness like a high wall, and leaves us no cracks with which to see through it to some humanity.
Johnny Dowd: Cruel Words
31 Aug 2006 // 6:00 PM
'Cruel Words' is an eerie treat of musical inventiveness from the dark hinterland of Americana. Exceptional!