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Wednesday, May 30 2012

Listening Ahead: Upcoming Releases for June

It used to be that the coming of summer meant that the album release schedule was on its way to a vacation until the fall. That’s definitely not the case this month.


Thursday, May 14 2009

God as a Character: David Berman's Journey Through Israel

Silver Jew follows David Berman with a camera during his first-ever trip to Israel in a documentary that covers not only the man and his music, but also his intensely personal spiritual journey.


Wednesday, January 21 2009

Part 2: Katzenjammer to Xiu Xiu

From Katzenjammer to Xiu Xiu, PopMatters presents our second batch of Slipped Discs, 40 great albums that didn't quite make our year-end list in 2008, but our writers thought belonged there.


Monday, June 16 2008

Clearer Vision: An interview With David Berman of the Silver Jews

The Silver Jews' David Berman recently underwent eye surgery that both physically and metaphorically extended his range of vision. He talks to PopMatters about being able to see farther in so many ways.


Thursday, September 28 2006

Gaining on the Green Man: A Road Odyssey in Four Acts

In an epic cross-hemisphere trek, writer Ben Oswest treads the long road between Cape Town and Wales to consummate a 13-year, 20,000-mile long-distance love affair with the Silver Jews.


Reviews

Thursday, July 12 2012

Silver Jews: Early Times

Twenty years later, this music still sounds surprising, something lo-fi groups today can’t easily accomplish, while also sounding like just some dudes goofing around for fun.


Tuesday, September 23 2008

Silver Jews

Through the common combination of love, spirituality, and patience, David Berman has stumbled upon what might be mistaken as a happy ending but instead should be properly described as a new beginning.


Thursday, March 23 2006

Silver Jews

has been recording for over a decade, but up until a couple weeks ago, you could've counted their live performances on a pair of severely injured hands...


Thursday, October 20 2005

Silver Jews: Tanglewood Numbers

Drinking beer to review records to drink beer to.


Saturday, December 31 1994

Silver Jews, American Water


Blogs

Monday, May 12 2008

David Berman's Ode to Louisville

“Louisville is death you’ve got to get up and move, because the death do not improve” – Silver Jews “Tennessee” from the album Bright Flight


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