Friday, March 5 2010
Jeff Mangum, Yo La Tengo, Will Oldham, Stephin Merritt, the Mountain Goats, the late Jay Reatard, and dozens more pay tribute to one of the best songwriters no one has ever heard of -- and what a joy it is to listen to.
Monday, December 14 2009
Albums that missed our Top 60 Albums list, but at least one of our writers loves.
Tuesday, February 3 2009
Somehow Newman fits American literature, modern Swiss sculpture, and classic international cinema into a conversation about his latest work.
Friday, January 23 2009
Get Guilty is not just a lastingly great album. It is that rare kind of pop record that you live in and get to know, that reveals its depth the more you listen, without losing an ounce of its infectious energy.
Thursday, January 22 2009
Tuesday, December 16 2008
A.C. Newman and his band are clearly thrilled to be there, and -- being that enthusiasm is the most contagious (natural) human emotion -- I end up feeling much the same way.