Sunday, June 23 2013
Speaking just before the release of the band's new album Wilderness, the lyric-writing half of the Handsome Family discusses ecstatic visions, immortal jellyfish, and the old, weird America.
Sunday, February 15 2009
Country, bluegrass, and murder ballads, pharmaceuticals, home brews, and macabre stories -- and more to come with Honey Moon.
Tuesday, December 19 2006
Dry lyrical wit, verbal playfulness, and somber epiphanies for the reluctantly mature: they're all part of Michael Metivier's best singer/songwriter albums of the year.
Sunday, June 9 2013
This New Mexico duo's latest is another strong collection of strange and hypnotic Americana music.
Wednesday, January 5 2011
Punk rock or old time country -- the Handsome Family shows how the different genres are connected at the root.
Thursday, July 20 2006
Death? Yes. Decay? Sure. Overturned shopping carts? Why not? A fruit plate? That's a little suspect.
Thursday, June 15 2006
This land is your land, this land is my land, from the Devil dancing in the silent branches of thousand-year-old trees, to large iced tea, extra packet of ketchup, and small bag of onion rings.
Tuesday, October 7 2003
Monday, November 18 2013
Americana outfit the Handsome Family has been on the road touring with Andrew Bird in a perfect pairing of artistic talents.
Thursday, July 25 2013
Thursday, April 11 2013
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Rats, fleas and serial killers - these are a few of Rennie Sparks' favorite things. The lyricist for the brilliantly morbid duo known as the