Thursday, December 17 2009
PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2009, highlighted by a bevy of American indie rock juggernauts, the return of a hip-hop master, and a couple of the finest voices on the planet.
Wednesday, October 15 2014
Phil Elverum brought minimalist arrangements of songs from upcoming Mount Eerie release Sauna to NYC's Le Poisson Rouge, along with plenty of mystery and endearing stage banter.
Wednesday, September 5 2012
Ocean Roar pretty much is a paean to existentialism. This is a lonely, harrowing, often scary album that belies the emotional state of its creator.
Sunday, June 24 2012
Mount Eerie's journeys into the sublime aren't just philosophical, because Clear Moon is about turning the possibility of new experiences into new realities.
Tuesday, May 1 2012
Distorted Cymbals is just one new song by Elverum (done two ways), but it's a promising, if humble, return.
Thursday, August 27 2009
The true achievement of Mount Eerie's Wind's Poem is the redemptive arc Elverum finds within the black metal context.
Tuesday, July 31 2012
Mount Eerie is releasing a new album, Ocean Roar on 4 September, but is still promoting the critically acclaimed Clear Moon from May. "The Place Lives" is their first ever video and tune is from that May release. Catch the band on the road beginning 25 August.
Wednesday, November 11 2009
Mount Eerie: 8 November 2009 - Lakeshore Theatre, Chicago / Words and Pictures by Kirstie Shanley